Food and Drink News

Learning to maintain commercial catering equipment can lead to first class career in service engineering. Severn Catering Service (SCS) is part of the Acme Facilities Group and provides Sales, Service and Maintenance of Commercial Catering equipment to a diverse customer base throughout the UK. SCS are seeking two commercial catering trainee/apprentice in Scotland to work alongside our existing engineers to train to become a service/installation engineer. You will be interested in starting a career in this industry or have had some exposure through a plumbing course and are looking to further develop across a broad range of equipment. The company can offer ongoing training and the opportunity for cross skilling and the opportunity to become a fully qualified Gas Safe registered engineer with all the necessary COMCAT qualifications required to excel in this industry. Also considered are candidates holding electrical qualifications. The roles involve working in various locations, providing first class service. This is an excellent opportunity for an interesting and varied career. To find out more – check out the SCS opportunities at Apprenticeships in Scotland.

On 1st April 2015, Scottish Bakers rebranded its training arm to National Food and Drink Training (NFDT). This is a direct result of strengthening its training provision to include lean manufacturing techniques and the delivery of the new Food Manufacturing Excellence (FME) qualifications See More.

In Scotland, Food & Drink is being seen as more and more important as an economic contributor in terms of its turnover, employment and it’s potential to grow further. With the on-going challenges of the economic slowdown, increasing interest in local/quality products, the need to enhance our food security as well as the need to look to our longer term sustainability this importance is going to increase further.

To find out more on apprenticeships within this sector, visit Improve’s Scottish apprenticeship page.