In Scotland there is Government funding for Modern Apprenticeship training available through Skills Development Scotland (SDS), the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland. 

NFDT have a contract to deliver apprenticeships in partnership with SDS at no cost to employers provided candidates are eligible for funding. 

In order for candidates to be accepted onto an apprenticeship programme with NFDT they must satisfy eligibility criteria set by the Skills Development Scotland (SDS) :-

  • Be aged 16 or over
  • Work a minimum of 16 hours per week as stated in their contract of employment
  • Be legally entitled to work in the UK
  • Not already have a vocational qualification at the same or higher level on the proposed framework

For further information on funding options available to you please contact Scott Anderson on 01383 661 555 or at 

About Us

National Food and Drink Training (NFDT) was established in 2015 as a rebrand of Scottish Bakers training provision. This was a direct result of the strengthening of its portfolio to include lean manufacturing techniques and the delivery of the new Food Manufacturing Excellence (FME) qualifications.

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National Food & Drink Training

c/o Scottish Bakers
Unit 2, Halbeath Interchange Business Park
Kingseat Road
KY11 8RY
United Kingdom

01383 661 555

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