For participants who are interested in starting to develop an artisan or speciality food business and also for those wishing to be involved in this sector. It will provide Employability Skills through training and workshops.
Manual Handling & Workplace Safety
Manual Handling training provides candidates with information and instruction on safe manual handling techniques which, if used correctly, may help prevent injury. This course will also provide an introduction to Health and Safety in the work place. It will provide participants with knowledge in the concepts of safety and health and help to promote safe working practices and procedures.
This course provides an introduction to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) training. Providing participants with basic food safety knowledge and to help to promote safe working practices and procedures for those wishing to work within the food and catering industry.
This course will provide participants with hands-on cookery training with an emphasis on Artisan foods. Artisan food encompasses breads, cheeses, fruit preserves, cured meats, beverages, oils, and vinegars that are made by hand using traditional methods by skilled craft workers, known as food artisans.
Talks from Industry Professionals & Review
Learners will receive talks from successful local Artisan Food Producers to gain an understanding of what opportunities are available in the sector. Artisan Food Producers will also be invited to share their journeys and to discuss both challenges and successes of being a small local food producer. Learners will then evaluate and write a short report on what they have learned from the talks by Artisan Food Producers.