The food industry is fast-moving, dynamic and vibrant. It is one of the largest industries in Britain, with a huge range of opportunities in a variety of careers from food manufacturing to new product development, technical compliance, engineering and logistics. One in seven jobs in the UK is currently in the food and grocery sector, so there's plenty of choice!
Butchers direct and undertake the slaughter of animals and prepare carcasses for storage, processing and sale.
Workers in this area assist the work of machine operatives and perform a variety of manual tasks in foundries, engineering and allied trades and in other process and plant operations.
Food, drink and tobacco process operatives set, operate and attend machinery to bake, freeze, heat, crush, mix, blend and otherwise process foodstuffs, beverages and tobacco leaves.
Workers in this area pack, wrap, fill, label and seal containers by hand or machine.
Jobs in this group perform a variety of technical support functions to assist production, process and planning engineers with production programmes and schedules and with manufacturing and processing procedures in order to ensure accuracy, cost-effectiveness and efficiency.
I saw the prospectus for the College and it looked really interesting. I looked into it more, and I was able to bring my horse here and use all the other great facilities, and this was the most in-depth course to do with food technology.
My sister came to Ducky College and thinks it's a great college. The best thin about coming to college is meeting new people and getting industrialexperience. In the Food Technology Diploma we do microbiology, a lot of practical and learn about the law behind food