A commitment to the food & drink industry

As a business we are committed to supporting the future of the food and drink industry; our aim is to ensure we offer both qualifications and end-point assessment services across all the standards relevant to food and drink. As an awarding organisation and an apprentice assessment organisation our expert teams are able to provide a seamless and efficient service from qualifications to EPA.

Our food & drink qualifications

The OAL portfolio includes a broad range of industry qualifications from FME to food technology. Our in-house development team is constantly growing this portfolio to meet the people development needs of the food and drink industry.

Bakery level 2

A fresh take on level 2 bakery qualification. Designed to underpin delivery of the bakery apprenticeship standard.

Butchery level 2

Level 2 butchery qualification to support delivery of the butchery apprenticeship standards now available.

Fishmongery level 2

This level 2 qualification supports learning and assessment of the fishmonger apprenticeship standard.

Food & drink engineering maintenance level 3

Qualification to support the food and drink maintenance engineer apprenticeship standard.

Food and drink operations level 2

Level 2 qualification supporting the food and drink process operator apprenticeship standard.

Food and drink operations level 3

Level 3 qualification supporting the food and drink process operator apprenticeship standard.

Food manufacturing excellence level 2

A modern version of the highly successful FME – lean manufacturing for food. Underpins SASE framework.

Food manufacturing excellence level 3

A modern version of the highly successful FME – lean manufacturing for food. Underpins SASE framework.

Food safety level 2

This qualification is designed to develop and assess knowledge and understanding of food safety supervision.

Food safety supervision level 3

This qualification is designed to develop and assess knowledge and understanding of food safety supervision.

Food allergen awareness and control level 2

This qualification is designed to develop and assess knowledge and understanding of food allergens and their control.

Food technology level 3

Level 3 qualification supporting the food technologist apprenticeship standard.

HACCP-based food safety management systems level 2

This qualification is designed to develop and assess knowledge and understanding of HACCP-based food safety systems.

HACCP management level 3

This qualification is designed to develop and assess knowledge and understanding of HACCP supervisory management.

Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business level 2

This qualification is mandated within the butcher apprenticeship standard.

Health and Safety in the Food Supply Chain Business level 3

This qualification is mandated within the advanced butcher apprenticeship standard.

Knife skills level 2

Level 2 knife skills award available – mandated in the butcher apprenticeship.

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