Style 4 Success Skillnet, in collaboration with Atlantic Technological College (ATU), has launched a web based Meals Enterprise and Product Innovation Increased Diploma course by way of the ATU Letterkenny campus, the place eligible candidates can avail of as much as 42% funding for his or her charges.
Responding to the evolving wants of meals manufacturing and meals manufacturing companies nationwide, ATU has designed this nationwide programme in shut collaboration with Irish companies and distinguished trade our bodies. It’s structured inside a Work-Primarily based-Studying (WBL) framework by way of ATU’s Increased Schooling 4.0 challenge and is delivered 100% on-line and on a part-time foundation. Contributors will graduate with a QQI licensed Degree 8 Increased Diploma, in below one 12 months, while persevering with to work their regular schedule.
Present pupil, Paul Molloy from Molloy’s Fish in Killybegs, Donegal says: “Personally, I’ve discovered the Increased Diploma in Meals Enterprise and Product Innovation an actual eye opener. From technique, to accountancy, to meals security laws, the course is improbable for individuals working their very own meals companies. It’s a one-stop store for enhancing each you as a supervisor and the enterprise as an entire.”.
The Increased Diploma in Meals Enterprise and Product Innovation is a 100% on-line, work-based studying course the place college students utilise their current place of employment as a professional and immersive studying atmosphere. College students apply tutorial data to real-life points and tasks resembling their very own enterprise, a enterprise that they work for or a household enterprise.
This course will assist graduates develop a aggressive benefit with new enterprise alternatives, improve their pipeline of merchandise and take in up to date trade experience to future-proof their operations.
Derek Toye, Manufacturing Supervisor for the Foyle Meals Group, says: “My preliminary feeling on beginning the course was certainly one of trepidation after so a few years of being out of schooling would it not be too superior, time-consuming, or inflexible in its supply. All considerations have been short-lived as, though fast-paced and really detailed in its supply, the course could be very a lot designed with contributors’ different commitments taken into consideration. Courses have been recorded to make sure nothing was missed, course supplies have been available on-line, communication streams have been open between lectures and different fellow college students, and help and openness of lectures delivering supplies made for a really fulfilling expertise. The modules delivered and the numerous industries of contributors added to the expertise. This opened up my day-to-day actions to new approaches or taking a look at issues with a distinct strategy.”
Sometimes, with only one three-hour on-line lecture per week, college students are given the liberty to adapt their studying round their work with minimal disruption to their every day operations. Extra studying takes place at a time that fits their very own schedule and there’s no on-campus attendance required.
These suited to this course are both:
- A enterprise proprietor or supervisor working inside meals manufacturing entrepreneurial roles.
- Working in a medium to large-sized meals enterprise that need to speed up their profession improvement by way of the attainment of a third-level qualification.
Delivered by the tutorial workforce throughout ATU in partnership with Style 4 Success Skillnet, eligible candidates can avail of as much as 42% funding for his or her charges that means that the course would value solely €1,750 per applicant (initially €3,000). Instalment choices are additionally obtainable. To view the course brochure, click on right here.
For additional info, please contact Gary Mc Gill, Work-Primarily based Studying Programme Improvement Supervisor at ATU College of Enterprise, at [email protected] or Tel (+353)86 1375633.
Half-funding for on-line Meals Enterprise and Product Innovation course at ATU was final modified: September 4th, 2023 by