CAFRE offers a range of Food courses to help those working in the food industry develop their skills and competences. Courses have been designed to provide a comprehensive range of training from specialist technical skills to professional development. Courses normally range in duration from one to ten days and many lead to validated qualifications. These courses are delivered at CAFRE, Loughry Campus. CAFRE also offers a wide range of food technology transfer services

Details of the Food Industry Training Course Dates for January – June 2018 are now available.

New Course Developments

Loughry scores top marks at International Awards

Food Industry Training Team recognised by Awarding Bodies

Catherine Devlin and Clare Millar attended a prestigious award ceremony at the House of Lords, organised by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) sponsored by Lord Rooker PC, former chairman of the Food Standards Agency. Catherine Devlin on behalf of CAFRE, collected the Top Centre Award, Clare Millar received the Top Trainer Award with her student, Moy Park employee Alison Foster receiving the Top Student Award.

Success at International Awards

Tim Everett, President CIEH; Alison Foster Moy Park Ltd, Top Student Award; Clare Millar, CAFRE, Top Trainer Award; Catherine Devlin, CAFRE, Top Centre Award; Andy Stratham, President CIEH

Just before Christmas, Catherine headed back to London, this time CAFRE received the Royal Society for Public Heath (RSPH) award as their top centre for the delivery of courses is HACCP. She is pictured with Cathal McDonnell, Deli-lites, who is RSPH’s top HACCP candidate in Level 4 HACCP for Manufacturing and Rosemary Brennan the course tutor.

(L-R) Catherine Devlin, CAFRE, Cathal McDonnell, Deli-lites, Rosemary Brennan, CAFRE

How To Apply

To apply for a short course, please complete the Application Form provided and submit online.

Or print off, complete and return it to: Teresa Kelly, Food Industry Training Administration, CAFRE, Loughry Campus, Cookstown, BT80 9AA


Head of Food Technology Development Peter Simpson
028 8676 8130

Safety and Quality courses Catherine Devlin
028 8676 8114

Packaging courses Mary Ireland
028 8676 8217