If you’re looking to work in one of the largest, most dynamic and fastest growing sectors of the food industry, then an Apprenticeship in food and drink manufacturing is for you.

In the UK, over 400,000 people work in food and drink manufacturing and by 2020, another 170,000 people will be needed to meet demand. You could work in a company that makes a wide range of products, or a company that specialises in one type of product, such as soft drinks or ready meals.


Level 2

What training will I receive?

You’ll receive real-life training from experienced staff within your workplace, and be visited regularly by a specialist NLTG Tutor. Your Tutor will support and guide you throughout your Apprenticeship, making sure you develop the skills needed for your job role. As part of your Apprenticeship, you will need to complete a Maths and/or English qualification at Level 1 (ie Grade D/3) if you do not already have these qualifications. Depending on your Apprenticeship, you may also need to study an ICT qualification. Your NLTG Tutor will provide you with support and guidance.

Additional Benefits

• All vacancies are jobs from day one
• Your training will lead to a nationally recognised qualification
• You will receive an attractive wage/salary during training
• We have a dedicated team to support you with your English and maths skills
• We operate an equality and diversity policy
• All employers are appraised for health and safety
• We will visit you regularly during your training
• Your training will be full and varied

Case Study

Paul Gobin at Gobins Family Butchers

’During my time undertaking my NVQ with North Lancs. Training Group I have built a much better understanding of how a business in the food industry should be run, under the excellent knowledge and guidance of my tutor. I have gained valuable skills and confidence to move the business forward’’

Paul is nearing the end of his L3 Food Industry Skills Apprenticeship and has shown excellent commitment and attitude towards his approach to further develop his knowledge and skills as a butcher. This has led to substantial business growth and the introducing of a range of exciting new product lines.