Courses

The AFTP offers a wide variety of flexible training courses, built with your career in mind. Ranging from one day workshops, online distance learning and short courses through to postgraduate programmes including PGDip, PGCert, MSc and Research Degrees; our training themes span the entire agrifood sector.

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Food & Nutrition

Postharvest Technology

The Modern Post Harvest Technology five day short course focuses on the impact of modern post harvest technologies on food quality and safety. Based at Cranfield University, the course has been...

Start date: 17/12/2018
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Diet, Food & The Nation's Health

The UK faces several pressing concerns when it comes to public health. Growing problems with obesity, hypertension and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases are just some of the conditions that have...

Start date: 14/01/2019
15 credits
Food & Nutrition

Risk Analysis in the Food Chain

Risk Analysis in the Food Chain introduces you to the principles and practices of ensuring the safety of food across the entire breadth of the industry, including its importance to producers,...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation - Statistical Methods and Interpretation

Ever wondered why you analyse your sensory data using the techniques you do, why you make particular choices in the analysis, how appropriate it is, why you interpret the data that way or do you ever...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

EU Food Law

The Understanding & Implementing EU Food Law course is designed to present you a clear, accessible introduction to the food laws and regulations of the European Union. After completing this...

Start date: 14/01/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

PG Cert: Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading)

The PG Cert in Sustainable Food Quality for Health offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles within the agrifood industry A flexible pathway of academic...

Start date: 14/01/2019
60 credits
Food & Nutrition

Management of Food Product Development

This course focuses on managing the food product development process. The concept of food product development is recognised as being vital to the economic success of food industry companies and is...

Start date: 28/01/2019
15 credits
Food & Nutrition

Beer Flavour Development and Sensory Analysis

Beer Flavour Development and Sensory Analysis considers how flavour is perceived by the consumer and the multisensory nature of the flavour stimuli presented by beers. We then examine the development...

Start date: 04/02/2019
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

Brewhouse Processes

Brewhouse Processes is a course on the beer making process that develops knowledge of the scientific principles which underpin the processes carried out in the brewhouse. Emphasis is placed on how...

Start date: 04/02/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Brewing Microbiology

The brewing microbiology course considers the occurrence, frequency, biology and detection of the microorganisms that are associated with the spoilage of the brewing process from raw materials to...

Start date: 04/02/2019
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Applications of Food Texture and Rheology

25% discount currently available. To claim your discount, enter ‘CRUNCH25’ into the 'Promotional / Discount Code' field on the 'Funding and Finance' section of your AFTP course application. Click the...

Start date: 19/02/2019
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation: An Introductory Workshop

This unit can be studied as part of the AFTP's "Meat Science and Meat Quality" courses. Our one-day workshops in Sensory Science aim to give delegates an introduction to sensory evaluation for food...

Start date: 05/03/2019
My AFTP training course has given me greater confidence day-to-day and more insight into the impact of new techniques and technologies.
Andy Russell - Fresh Produce Technologist, Bakkavor

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