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Food Industry with Management HNCCertificate in Higher Education (CIHE) (blended learning or day release)

Reaseheath College

HNC (Higher National Certificate) , Higher Education

Course Description

Food Industry with Management HNCCertificate in Higher Education (CIHE) (blended learning or day release) Introduction This course is designed to deliver the skills and knowledge required for a management career in the food industry. Typical students are currently employed in the food industry and wish to progress within their company and update their technical skills and knowledge. Successful students often progress rapidly within their organisation and many food companies use this programme to train potential future managers. Alternatively you may be considering a change in career direction. There is a skills shortage in the food industries and food companies are on the lookout for qualified personnel This is a modular course which can be studied at home, online or at College, leading with further study to Foundation Degree and Honours Degree awards. You may register for the blended learning mode of study and study at home or in the work place using Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) software and the internet. You should commit to studying independently and you will be offered formal lectures, practical sessions and assessment events while at college. Course Structure The course consists of 10 modules: Level 1 Food Safety and Quality Management Academic and Professional Development Food Preservation and Packaging Food Materials and Product Manufacture Level 2 Nutrition Food Chemistry and Microbiology New Food Product Development Food Production Management Level 3 Work Based Learning Project Work Based Learning Portfolio Length of the course The distance learning and day release modes of study are typically completed within two years. The course is modular and completion time may be shorter depending on the rate of individual progress. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development Course costs 200809 Self financing students ?204 per module Employer funded fees ?342 per module Further study 1 year 'top-up' to Foundation Degree Food Industry with Management 1 year 'top-up' to Foundation Degree Food Industry with Management which itself leads to an honours degree. Career options There are many different areas of employment in the food sector which offer interesting and challenging opportunities for progression and advancement. These include team leader, supervisory and management positions in food manufacture, distribution and retailing including new product development, marketing, laboratory testing, food hygiene, nutrition and dietetics, production management, food engineering, and quality assurance. There is a skills shortage in the food industries and food companies are on the lookout for qualified personnel. Alternatively teachers and trainers may wish to update their food technology skills.

Food Industry with Management HNCCertificate in Higher Education (CIHE) (blended learning or day release) Introduction This course is designed to deliver the skills and knowledge required for a management career in the food industry. Typical students are currently employed in the food industry and wish to progress within their company and update their technical skills and knowledge. Successful...

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