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: Business and Transferable Skills, Crops and Fresh Produce, Environment & Sustainability, Food and Nutrition and Livestock and Forages.

You can also customise your course search further by applying a variety of different filters.

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Crops & Fresh Produce

Fresh Produce Production

The fresh produce sector of agriculture is fast moving, innovative and high value. The constant pressure to improve efficiency and come up with new crops has led to significant innovations and...

Start date: 25/09/2017
15 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
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
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: 02/10/2017
15 credits
Livestock & Forages

Poultry Health (Online)

This course is for veterinary surgeons, technical staff and managers from the poultry industry who wish to learn more about the nature, diagnosis and control of infectious diseases of poultry. The...

Start date: 02/10/2017
20 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: 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 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

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
Environment & Sustainability

Principles of Sustainability

Sustainability is concerned with how society and businesses can best meet social and economic development objectives without compromising the future viability of natural and human systems. The “...

Start date: 09/10/2017
10 credits
Livestock & Forages

Ruminant Animal Production and The Feed Industry

This module 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: 09/10/2017
15 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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