Sustainable Practices for Food Businesses
- Level(s) of Study: Professional / Short course
Available at no cost to eligible individuals (see criteria below).*
- Start Date(s): Course Start: 12 September 2022 / Booking Deadline: 5 September 2022
- Duration: Six sessions - Online - 15 hours
- Study Mode(s): Short course
- Campus: City Campus
Please note: This course is delivered through the Reskill & Recover project, which is funded by the European Social Fund. Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is pleased to offer free (fully funded) places on this course to support employees of small and medium businesses that are based in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire.
This course will support professionals within the food and drink sector, which is a priority sector for the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership, as well as the related hospitality and retail sectors which have been hit hardest by the pandemic.
This course is delivered by a range of senior lecturers from the Food Science and Technology academic team, based in the School of Animal, Rural and Environmental Sciences (ARES) at Nottingham Trent University. With a focus on the food and drink sector, ARES will be providing sustainability training to food manufacturers and those working in the wider industry at Level 4.
This course is designed to empower learners with the skills and knowledge to improve the sustainability of their business practices, whilst also improving profitability, reducing waste, increasing consumer confidence in their products and increasing market share.
Participants will also be given a chance to learn more about wider sustainability and sustainable development, including the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
To be eligible to apply for a place on this course you must be employed by a small or medium business (under 250 employees) in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire.
No previous qualifications or experience is needed to access this course.
If you have any queries about this course, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If this course is of interest but you or your company do not meet the eligibility criteria for a funded place, please contact us to find out about dates for other occurrences.