About Us:

We are a leading training provider specialising in delivering apprenticeships and workplace training courses across the different sectors of the food and meat industry. The apprenticeships we deliver include the (apprenticeships for butchers and the advanced butchery apprenticeship). Apprenticeships for the food industry (both retail and manufacturing) include the apprenticeship for food and drink process worker and the advanced apprenticeship for the food and drink process worker. The standards for these apprenticeship programmes are available from the Institute of Apprenticeships.

In addition, to compliment the apprenticeships we also deliver Highfield training courses which includes food safety and HACCP training courses.

Intrinsic Training Managing Director:

Philip Wadsworth Director Intrinsic Training.

Philip Wadsworth, Intrinsic Training.

The company was established 20 years ago in 2001, Philip Wadsworth was one of the two business partners, becoming the overall owner of the business in 2006. He now works in partnership with his wife Patricia the new director of infection prevention and control consultancy and training.

Philip has the overall responsibility for the direction of Intrinsic Training responsible for meeting the requirements of the Awarding Organisation (AO) as Intrinsic Training is an approved centre for Highfield Qualifications.

Philip has vast experience across the food industry having held management positions in different roles and sectors across the industry.

Philip delivers the training personally for individual organisations with great success building relationships with the organisations and expanding the training programmes from the original site to further sites belonging to the same organisation.

Meeting the Needs of Employers:

Our aim at Intrinsic Training is to provide the best working and learning experience through our flexible, interactive teaching and learning delivery.

Trusted Partners:

Intrinsic Training is a trusted partner of many UK food businesses. Since 2001 we have been meeting the skills development needs for employers.
Delivering apprenticeships in partnership with many leading food businesses including.

Our partners include many ‘blue chip organisations. 

Workplace Training Courses:

We offer a wide range of compliance training courses to meet regulatory requirements.

We also deliver mandatory qualifications required as part of many
apprenticeship standards e.g. knife skills required for the butchery apprenticeship.

The training courses we deliver include
Food Safety from Level 2 to Level 4 food safety
all certificated by Highfield Qualifications and nationally recognisable by the inspection authorities and auditing bodies.
In addition, the suite of

HACCP Level 2 Manufacturing.

Level 3 HACCP  Catering

Level 3 HACCP for Manufacturing.

Level 4 Managing HACCP in Manufacturing and Catering

In addition, we deliver:

Please contact Philip Wadsworth at Intrinsic Training 


Owen Taylor - Intrinsic Training deliver their apprenticeship programme. We can deliver your too!Comments received from Owen Taylor and Sons Ltd:

“I was introduced to Philip Wadsworth of Intrinsic Training in 2013 by Learn Direct. Since then Philip has become our default training provider for the majority of our external training requirements. He has delivered and completed a number of Level 2 and level 3 NVQ and apprenticeship programmes in Meat and Poultry, Butchery, Food and drink Process Operator and Advanced Management.
Also delivering Food Safety at Level 2 and 3 Health and Safety at Level 2 and 3 as well as HACCP. These courses reflected our procedures and our working instructions this helped everyone attending to link the information to their job.

I have found Philip’s delivery professional and flexible around our production needs.

With each cohort Philip has kept me informed of progress and when individual performance has required help, we have worked together to find a solution to enable the individual to complete the qualification.

I intend to work with Philip and Intrinsic Training long into the future and happily recommend his services to other companies.

Comments received from Owen Taylor & Sons Ltd, Leabrook, Alfreton.


Comments received from Warburtons Bakery:

The very successful Apprenticeship programme delivered by Intrinsic Training.

“On behalf of Warburtons, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for being a great learning and development partner. We look forward to further developing our working relationship through the years as we spread the good word of the Development Programme on many levels, across functions, sites and regions.
(I think they call that world domination!).

Head of HR Warburtons, Enfield.

“I felt the presentation was excellent.  It was delivered professionally and with passion and it was obvious
that a lot of work, time and thought had gone into the whole programme.
Your commitment and enthusiasm really stood out.  I did say after you left, that having this type of involvement and passion from a partner and senior staff is what will make the programme successful and differentiate it from the usual approaches.
If we had people managers like yourself championing these types of programmes across the business then I would be
absolutely confident that we could really move our management capability to where we want it to be.
Many thanks for sharing the presentation with us.”

Head of Talent Learning and Culture – Warburton.

Comments received from Warburtons on the successful completion of the Management Apprenticeship Programme at their Enfield Bakery.