Framework Details

Framework Title: Food and Drink
ID: FR04282
Level/s: 2, 3
Issuing Authority: National Skills Academy Food & Drink (NSAFD)
Issue Date: 30/04/2018

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The purpose of this Framework is to help address skills issues facing the food and drink industry by providing entry and progression routes for new entrants and existing staff.

This Framework is offered at Intermediate, and Advanced levels and includes a range of sector-specific and generalist operational pathways, and Food Manufacturing Excellence (FME), which focuses on embedding continuous improvement and ‘lean’ production methods into food businesses.

Generic job roles include: Process Operative, Production Controller, Technical Manager, Team Leader and Facilities Support Technician; and sector specific jobs include: Butcher, Meat and Poultry Worker, Baker, Baking Operative, Miller, Fishmonger, Brewer, Dairy Operative, and Fresh Produce Grader. FME roles include Organisation and Development Manager, Productivity Manager and Lean Manufacturing Manager.

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