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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Livestock & Forages

PG Cert: Sustainable Livestock Production (University of Reading)

This programme will give you an in-depth understanding of the key principles of livestock production, and fundamental concepts with respect to sustainability, preparing those working with animals for...

Start date: 17/09/2018
60 credits
Livestock & Forages

Livestock, Livelihoods and Food Security

This course will provide an in-depth overview of the livelihoods and food security issues deriving from farmed livestock across a global range of production systems. Focusing on the main classes of...

Start date: 01/10/2018
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Mono-gastric Nutrition and Ration Formulation

An understanding of the composition, availability and utilisation of macronutrients in the major categories of feedstuffs used in non-ruminant feeds is essential to allow the correct design and...

Start date: 01/10/2018
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Ruminant Animal Production and The Feed Industry

This course is primarily aimed at specialists within the animal feed industry taking CPD and focuses on the ability to communicate effectively at all levels in the ruminant feed sector. This requires...

Start date: 08/10/2018
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Animal Production, Meat Processing and Quality

This four day short course in Animal Production, Meat Processing and Quality, based at Harper Adams University, Shropshire, has been tailored towards both University Graduates and also non-graduates...

Start date: 29/10/2018
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Poultry Meat Processing, Product Quality and Safety

This course provides an overview of the poultry supply chain for managers and supervisors within poultry meat businesses and includes sessions for participants to familiarise themselves in, for...

Start date: 29/10/2018
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Forces Influencing UK Poultry Production

Man has had close association with poultry since about 2000 BC, notably in the Persian, Greek and Roman periods leading up to the present. The modern poultry industries developed in the 1950s and...

Start date: 12/11/2018
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Principles of Ruminant Nutrition

The Principles of Ruminant Nutrition specifically examines the chemistry and biochemistry of feed constituents and the anatomy and function of the digestive system in the ruminant and pre-ruminant....

Start date: 26/11/2018
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Doctor of Agriculture (DAg)

The aim of this Professional Doctorate programme is to produce a qualification which, whilst being equivalent in status and challenge to a PhD, is more appropriate for those pursuing professional...

Start date: 01/01/2019
360 credits
Livestock & Forages

Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc

The Sustainable and Efficient Food Production MSc allows maximum flexibility for participants wishing to develop and update their knowledge within specific areas of ruminant production. While each...

Start date: 01/01/2019
180 credits
Livestock & Forages

Industrial Biotechnology MSc

The time is ripe to develop low carbon alternatives to petroleum-based products both in terms of what society wants and what economics demand. This makes it’s an exciting time to be part of the...

Start date: 01/01/2019
180 credits
Livestock & Forages

Research Methods (Aberystwyth)

This module provides the tools necessary for carrying out independent research. Covering qualitative and qualitative statistical methods for analyzing data, the module builds towards participants ...

Start date: 01/01/2019
20 credits
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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