Part-time & Short Courses

Myerscough College offers a comprehensive range of short courses to support the food and farming industries. The current list of courses is available here.

The FFIT centre provides the perfect location for external partners to utilise the facilities to run training programmes independently or in partnership with Myerscough. The College has excellent links with the local farming community and North West food producers, to assist with developing training programmes and publicising them to prospective attendees.

These might include food-related short courses such as bakery or butchery skills, food safety and food hygiene. Alternatively they might focus on specific agricultural CPD training or training to fulfil legislative requirements.

For more information please contact Lee Price –

01995 642222 Ext: 2193

Schools Liaison & Educational Visits

Our Schools Liaison team focuses on raising young people’s aspirations and awareness of the career opportunities that exist within the land based industries. Find out what we are able to offer at the FFIT Centre.

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Food Innovation Kitchen

Our unique Food Innovation Kitchen and product development laboratories enable raw materials to be developed into value added products – from cheese and yoghurts to ice creams and ready meals.

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Conference Facilities

The FFIT centre is available for use by a range of commercial organisations, societies, community groups and food businesses - for conferences, exhibitions, training courses, research and trials, food development programmes or regional meetings.

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Knowledge Transfer

The FFIT centre is a leading venue for knowledge transfer in the agriculture industry.

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Teaching & Learning

One the key elements of College teaching is to provide students with the latest facilities and learning opportunities to develop their skills and future career prospects.

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Research & Field Trials

The Myerscough farms are renowned for undertaking a range of research activities; from student undergraduate dissertations and postgraduate studies to dedicated research trials with commercial and academic partners.

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