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 awards including PGDip, PGCert, MSc and Research Degrees; our training areas span the entire agrifood sector.

For ease and convenience we have divided our courses into five technical subject areas: Crops and Fresh Produce, Environment & Sustainability, Food and Nutrition, Livestock and Forages and Business and Transferable Skills.

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Business and Transferable Skills

Research and Information Skills

This short course can be used as a basis for postgraduate research or by anyone involved in a career that involves research and analysis skills. Understanding how to source and extract the key...

Start date: 18/09/2017
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Food Business Operations Management

Food processing and manufacturing businesses must operate in planned, organised and systematic ways if they are to be effective, efficient and profitable. Operations management is the function...

Start date: 02/10/2017
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Evaluation for Farm Business Resilience

This five day short course module in Farm Business Resilience, based at Harper Adams University, Shropshire, has been tailored towards both University Graduates and also non-graduates, who hold...

Start date: 16/10/2017
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Evaluation of Innovation and Strategic Development of the Farm Business

This five day short course module in Evaluation of Innovation and Strategic Development of the Farm Business, based at Harper Adams University, Shropshire, has been tailored towards both University...

Start date: 11/12/2017
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Research Methods (Aberystwyth)

This module is compulsory for anyone intending to undertake a full MSc or who has been accepted for a research degree (Research Masters or Professional Doctorate). It runs twice a year for five...

Start date: 01/01/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Research Methods (Bangor)

This module is compulsory for anyone intending to undertake a full MSc or who has been accepted for a research degree (Research Masters or Professional Doctorate). It runs twice a year for five...

Start date: 01/01/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agrifood Supply Chain Strategy, Operations and Management

This module addresses the theory and practices of supply chain management within the context of the food supply system. The aim of the module is to impart to students knowledge and understanding of...

Start date: 15/01/2018
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Leadership and People Management

This module develops students such that they will be able to function as capable and effective supervisors, through the application of the management theory and soft skills that the module delivers...

Start date: 09/04/2018
15 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Farm Business Management

This module gives students the skills to analyse, carry out and revise farm business plans. The module will look at all aspects of farm planning from the accounts to the physical aspects that anyone...

Start date: 16/05/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Agriculture and Society

Truly sustainable and efficient food production requires that the three pillars of sustainable development, economy, society and culture, and environment, are considered together. Topics will include...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Anaerobic Digestion On-Farm

This module will explore the role of anaerobic digestion (AD) as an important technology to improve the sustainability of the food production system. AD can be used to produce renewable energy, while...

Start date: 21/05/2018
20 credits
Business and Transferable Skills

Bioinformatics for Industry

This course is for people wishing to find out more about 'omics' technology and data management. Attendees will be instructed in the use of the relevant databases and associated software to analyse '...

Start date: TBC
10 credits
My 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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