About our food technology qualification.

This qualification is designed to develop and confirm a graded level of performance of food and drink technologists, so they have the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to work effectively in technical functions in food and drink processing or manufacturing operations.

OAL Level 3 Diploma in Food Technology – 603/1389/4

This qualification also underpins the delivery of the food technologist apprenticeship standard.

Food technologist apprenticeship standard

Occupational Awards Limited offers the mandated qualification which supports the delivery of the food technologist standard, we are also approved to offer apprentice end-point assessment services for food technologist.

To view this standard, please click here.

End-point assessment for food technologist standard

The end-point assessment can take place in either the workplace or a recognised EPA facility.

The assessment itself will include three distinct components:

  1. A written knowledge test answered through a combination of multiple choice questions and short answer questions
  2. A work-based and job-related workplace project and presentation
  3. A professional dialogue and interview, which is undertaken after all other end-point assessment components have been successfully completed.

To achieve final certification, the apprentice must have completed and achieved a minimum of a pass in each end-point assessment component.