Sector Skills Councils

Vyse hopes to fill 10 apprenticeships in packaging a year

Alliance aims to fill skills gap in packaging

By Paul Gander

An alliance of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IOPP) in the UK, the Processing and Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA) and Food and Drink Federation (FDF) aims to have a new apprenticeship scheme with a packaging technology focus in place...

Get on the	groovy 	 train

Get on the groovy train

New training projects are leading the industry out of bleak recruitment into a land of upskilled staff, says Freddie Dawson


Food for the economy


Food for the economy

By Jack Matthews

I agree wholeheartedly with David Gregory, chairman of Assured Food Standards, that our sector skills councils should co-ordinate their efforts to "enable skills transfer across the industry" (Food Manufacture, June 2010, p7).

Chase for the pot of gold

Chase for the pot of gold

Government funding for food industry training looks precarious. Rod Addy debates the issues

Call for scientists

Call for scientists

Sector skills council Improve has renewed its calls for an increased take-up of science degrees so that graduates can enjoy a range of benefits from...

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