Food Manufacture NPA (Level 6)

What is special about this course?

This is a programme that enables employees to develop understanding of the principles of food and drink manufacturing industry, its structures, processes and procedures. The principal aims of the NPA in Food Manufacture are to:

• Provide a background in food and

drink processing that can then be applied to a range of products.

• Provide a background in food and

drink manufacture related to a range of food products.

• Develop a basic working knowledge

of Food and Drink Manufacturing as required by employers.

• Develop knowledge of relevant

legislation and how this impacts on the food and drink manufacturing industry.

• Develop awareness of the

commercial and social drivers that affect the food and drink industry.

• Develop understanding of how

sustainability issues affect the food and drink manufacturing industry locally and on a global scale.

• Facilitate progression to

employment or further training within the Food and Drink Industry.

There are four units each requiring 40 hours of study:

Food Manufacturing: Fundamentals of Food Science

Food Manufacturing: Food Production

Food Manufacturing: Commercial and Social Drivers

Food Manufacturing: Sustainability

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

Delivery can be either by on-line, coming into college or lecturer going into the workplace.

How long will my course last?

1 year

Where can I study my course?

    • Moray College UHI

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The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

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We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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