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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Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation and Sensory Techniques

The aim of the workshop is to give delegates a thorough overview of sensory evaluation for food and drink. It is aimed at those who are either new to sensory science or wish to develop or improve...

Start date: 18/09/2017
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Evaluation: An Introductory Workshop

Our one-day workshops in Sensory Science aim to give delegates an introduction to sensory evaluation for food and drink. Sensory evaluation provides manufacturers with the ability to understand the...

Start date: 26/09/2017
Food & Nutrition

Sensory Methods for Quality Control

Our one-day workshops in Sensory Science aim to give delegates an introduction to sensory evaluation for food and drink. Sensory evaluation provides manufacturers with the ability to understand the...

Start date: 27/09/2017
Food & Nutrition

Applications of Food Texture and Rheology

*/ Applications of Food Texture and Rheology will introduce you to the science, and practical effects, of attributes that influence our tactile, visual, and auditory perception of food. These...

Start date: 02/10/2017
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: 02/10/2017
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

UK Food Law - The Basics

UK Food Law: The Basics will introduce you to the UK’s laws and regulations governing the production, transport, retail, and consumption of food. Through a series of online lectures and engagement in...

Start date: 02/10/2017
5 credits
Food & Nutrition

What is Lifelong Nutrition

Lifelong nutrition is the study of the diet throughout the human lifespan, and the ways that different age groups can have unique dietary requirements, and possess individual health risks. In this...

Start date: 02/10/2017
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

What is Sustainability?

Sustainability is one of the most important topics in the current agrifood sector, and has become a subject of debate for governments, major companies, and the general public. In ‘What is...

Start date: 02/10/2017
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Raw Materials for Brewing

This pioneering short course, which forms part of a MSc programme in Brewing Science, has been developed for both graduates and individuals working in the brewing industry, providing a key pathway...

Start date: 16/10/2017
20 credits
Food & Nutrition

The Science of Baking

*/ This module will provide an in-depth introduction of the science of baking, including a detailed overview of the physical and chemical processes underling the baking process. Through three days...

Start date: 31/10/2017
Food & Nutrition

Packaging of Beer

This pioneering short course, which forms part of a MSc programme in Brewing Science, has been developed for both graduates and individuals working in the brewing industry, providing a key pathway...

Start date: 13/11/2017
10 credits
Food & Nutrition

Nutrition for a Changing Body

This module will introduce you to the role of diet during body composition change (gaining or losing weight). In particular, you will explore the scientific evidence underpinning what constitutes a ‘...

Start date: 14/11/2017
5 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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