Advanced Dairy Technologist

Closing Date for Applications: 1 June 2023
Standard / Level: Level 5 Degree Apprenticeship in Dairy Technology
Location: Various
Working for: Arla
Starting Salary: Discussed at interview

Foundation degree apprenticeship in advanced dairy technology with Arla Foods.

Arla provide comprehensive dairy training for up to 3 years, with block placements at Reaseheath College in Cheshire. You will spend 4 weeks in Years 1 and 4 weeks in Year 2 at College studying dairy theory, science and practical skills. The remainder of the time is spent hands-on at one of our dairies applying skills practically, following a structured work and training programme.

The College programme covers a broad set of topics and is structured as follows:

  • Food & Dairy Safety
  • Milk Chemistry
  • Quality Assurance
  • Milk and Dairy Derivatives as Raw Materials
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Milk Microbiology
  • Dairy Engineering
  • Milk Processing
  • Butter and Milk Fat
  • Process Control & Plant Automation
  • Environmental awareness
  • Project Delivery