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National Food & Drink Training gains FDQ Approval

National Food & Drink Training (NFDT) the training arm of Scottish Bakers, is delighted to confirm it has gained approval to deliver accredited Food & Drink qualifications and apprenticeships through the Awarding Body FDQ. These include the following newly anticipated apprenticeship standards-


  • Level 2 and 3 Certificate for Proficiency in Food Industry Skills
  • Level 2 Food & Drink Process Operator (new apprenticeship standard)
  • Level 2 Bakery (new apprenticeship standard)
  • Level 2 and 3 Certificate for Proficiency in Meat & Poultry Industry Skills
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Manufacturing
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Catering
  • Level 2 Award in Food Safety for Retail
  • Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business


NFDT now offers FDQ, SQA, ILM and City & Guilds qualifications and apprenticeships to the Food & Drink sector throughout the U.K.


Alasdair Smith, Chief Executive of Scottish Bakers said: “We are delighted to now be working with FDQ on delivering Food & Drink qualifications & apprenticeships. We are as ever, committed to providing quality training and skills development to those working in the food & drink sector across the UK.”


Terry Fennell of FDQ added: “FDQ are delighted to welcome on board National Food and Drink Training. They are nationally renowned for delivering high quality services and we’re very much looking forward to working together.”