Imaginative Teaching Resources & Inspirational Career Ideas from the Chilled Food Industry
I’ve got science A Levels. What are my options?
You can either approach a CFA member directly for work experience or an apprenticeship, or go on to do a food science/biological science-based degree.
How and when should I apply for a job or for work experience?
Chilled food manufacturers are always happy to hear from students with something to offer. We have helped secure undergraduate placements, work experience and Nuffield-sponsored projects for ‘A’ Levels students.
For a placement with a chilled food manufacturer get in touch with CFA members directly at any time of the year, specifying your qualifications/course, what your particular interest is and what you are looking for.
Alternatively contact CFA for assistance.
What are Nuffield Research Placements?
Nuffield Research Placements are available to students taking A levels. You should contact your local Nuffield Coordinator for further information about the scheme in your area. To apply, students will have to provide the following:
What apprenticeships are available?
A range of apprenticeships are available through CFA members at different entry levels for different specialist areas including:
Others are being developed and will be available through CFA members:
What about Graduate Schemes?
Many chilled food manufacturers offer schemes for graduates – normally with a science degree – providing the opportunity to rotate and work across a number of functions and departments to provide experience necessary to progress into management.
Contact CFA members directly including Greencore’s recruitment site and Samworth Brothers’ careers portal