Diploma Programs in Food Technology

To earn a diploma, you must complete certain courses on a subject. Diplomas are generally available for graduate, postgraduate and advanced studies in subjects including technology, culinary arts, business and engineering. Some programs take six months to complete, but others can take a few years to finish. So, what is a diploma in food technology? This educational program may focus on cooking, ma… Read more

To earn a diploma, you must complete certain courses on a subject. Diplomas are generally available for graduate, postgraduate and advanced studies in subjects including technology, culinary arts, business and engineering. Some programs take six months to complete, but others can take a few years to finish.

So, what is a diploma in food technology? This educational program may focus on cooking, making beverages or following general food safety protocols. You could learn about new food trends, sustainable products, teamwork, team management and catering essentials. Many of these diploma programs feature some hands-on work on a farm or in a kitchen or bar. Some institutions prefer students with some culinary experience or equivalent schooling.

Studying food technology can teach you how to follow safe cooking practices, how to spot culinary trends and how to handle high-stress environments. These skills are all useful when working in a kitchen but can also be applied to social and networking situations.

To budget for a diploma, you need to know how long the program is, how many courses you'll take, what kind of supplies you will need and if there are any extra fees. The school's size and location can influence some of these factors.

With a diploma in food technology, you can look for a career that focuses on one or more steps of food production. From farms to restaurants, food production, distribution, storage and preparation companies are often using new technology. Depending on where you want to work in this process, you may apply for job titles such as food technologist, quality control associate, vendor assurance expert, restaurant auditor and nutrition scientist. You may also choose to research and devise new technology yourself.

Food technology diplomas are found all over the world. Some programs include online courses or online supplements to classroom activities. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Academy Of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS)
Toronto, Canada

The Food Technology, Safety and Quality Diploma Program is designed to help students develop a hands-on approach to food safety and quality while allowing them the opportunity ... +

The Food Technology, Safety and Quality Diploma Program is designed to help students develop a hands-on approach to food safety and quality while allowing them the opportunity to earn food safety certification. -
Diploma
Full-time
46 weeks
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Ecole Ducasse - Paris Campus
Paris, France

For professionals with 2/3 years experience minimum or students with a Culinary Diploma. Acquire the highest level of expertise in every specialty in the professional kitchen. ... +

For professionals with 2/3 years experience minimum or students with a Culinary Diploma. Acquire the highest level of expertise in every specialty in the professional kitchen. Intensive modules teach advanced aspects of culinary arts with an emphasis on skills-building. Reinforce know-how in a real-world working environment through a monitored internship. Small group settings with a limited number of 10 participants provide intense and personalized training. -
Diploma
Full-time
6 months
English
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Food Technology is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Food Technology.

The central purpose of the National Diploma in Food Technology is to develop graduates who can demonstrate focused knowledge and skills in Food Technology. -
Diploma
Full-time
3 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus