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International Diploma Animal Feed

PTC+


PTC+

 

Degree type
certificate
Language of education
English
Duration
13 weeks
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime
Start of program
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Application deadline
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Institute for International Education
City
Ede

Program description

The supply of good quality compound feeds is vital for progress in livestock production.

Target Audience
Professionals engaged in feed processing activities and closely related fields.

Career Prospects
As a result of the training the participant is able to:

· Appreciate the relevance of local livestock farmers' knowledge, experience and practices and create awareness of sustainable production concepts and methods;
· Identify, recognise and analyse opportunities and problems, taking into account constraints and utilise possibilities concerning livestock production and the use of local feed-stuffs;
· Co-operate with others of various disciplines in planning, designing and implementing projects in the field of animal feed production;
· Transfer relevant knowledge, skills and technology concepts to small and intermediate livestock farmers and ditto animal feed producing units;
· More efficiently tackle problems regarding the optimum utilisation of locally available feed-stuffs, which are unsuitable for human consumption.

Subjects
Compulsory Modules:

· Nutritional aspects: general and applied nutrition; ration formulation for different species; quality of feed-stuffs; utilisation of waste and by-products; preparation of compound feeds; storage; quality control and food safety.
· Technical aspects: feed-mill operation; receipt of ingredients; transport systems; storage; cleaning; drying; blending; grinding; mixing; weighing; delivery systems; maintenance; safety; plant design; technical drawings and diagrams.
· Organisational aspects: feed production objectives; cost-price calculation; budgeting; labour management; production planning and recording; (co-operative) business organisations and their financial reports.
· Applied management in the PTC+ feed mill.
· Compilation of a pilot project proposal.

Admission requirements

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