A Process Operator apprentice will develop their capability to contribute to a more productive working environment through a combination of developed skills, behaviours and industry knowledge that will enhance their confidence and abilities whilst working within a food production/manufacturing environment. 

The apprentice will be able to carry out a number of activities within a food manufacturing environment using a range of techniques, tools and equipment allowing them to develop basic fault finding and problem solving skills in addition to a range of good manufacturing practices including the safe and hygienic handling of food, HACCP, health and safety, the following of standard operating procedures (SOP) along with understanding the importance of meeting and exceeding the required product quality and delivering the correct quantity as expected by your customers. 

As part of the programme the apprentice will also complete a level 2 diploma in food and drink operations, which must be completed prior to the commencement of the end point assessment. 

On programme support 

  • Dedicated Remit development coaches 
  • FUSE (online learning platform) 
  • EP (electronic portfolio) 

Cost 

We help our employer partners to understand and manage the cost of delivering relevant qualifications. Using available funding, we work hard to make sure we offer a cost-effective solution, with a demonstrable return on investment.

Duration 

18 months

Assessment

The apprentice will be assessed against specific criteria and the assessment process will take a synoptic approach, encompassing the apprentice’s overall performance whilst carrying out activities within a food manufacturing environment. 

The assessment will be carried out by an independent End Point Assessor using methods including knowledge questions, workplace observations and professional discussions. 

Once a minimum of a pass has been achieved for each element, a grade will be determined by the independent end point assessor and they will produce an overall grade based on a combination of the apprentice’s performance during all aspects of the assessment process. 

Benefits to your organisation

  • Our programmes are tailored to your organisation 
  • Our people become your people 
  • Reduced recruitment costs 
  • Increase productivity and positive impact on the bottom line 
  • Develop a skilled and motivated workforce 
  • Make hiring simpler and cheaper 
  • Flexibility and progression opportunities for existing employees 
  • Fill your skills gaps