Training & Development


Training in various grains:
Canola, Barley, Maize, Oats, Rye, Sorghum, Soybeans,
Sunflower, Wheat and Maize Quality.
Training is also provided in other areas, including:
Fumigation and Pest Control, Grain Management,
Basic Concepts in the Grading Industry, Sampling,
Cultivar Identification, Upgrading of Cereals,
Seed Technology.

 


 

SOUTHERN AFRICAN TRAINING SCHEDULE 2017

COURSE LEADER

((AGRI /ASS/0524/07) / AgriSETA Accreditation No: AGRI/c PROV/0331/11 / ETQA ID: 694

Type Of Course Locality Dates
Barley Grading Course Bethal (Afgri Grain Management) 6 – 8 February
Maize Grading Course Potchefstroom 6 – 8 February
Sorghum Grading Course Potchefstroom 8 – 10 February
Sunflower Grading Course Potchefstroom 13 – 14 February
Wheat Grading Course Bethal (Afgri Grain Management) 13 – 15 February
Soya Bean Grading Course Potchefstroom 15 – 17 February
Dry Beans Grading Course Leslie – Leandra Site (Pride Milling) 16 – 17 February
Maize Refresher Courses Lichtenburg Area (NWK) 23 – 24 February
Maize Refresher Courses Welkom (Silostrat) 23 February
Sunflower Seed Refresher Course Welkom (Silostrat) 23 February
Soya Bean Refresher Course Welkom (Silostrat) 24 February
Basic Concepts, Maize, Soya Bean Grading & Warehouse Management Malawi, Lilongwe (ACE & Affiliates) 3 – 11 April
Sorghum Grading Course Leslie – Leandra Site (Pride Milling) 20 – 21 April
Basic Concepts, Maize Soya Bean Grading & Grain Management Courses Bloemfontein, Glen
(Glen College of Agriculture)
15 – 19 May
Maize Grading Course Potchefstroom 5 – 7 June
Sorghum Grading Course Leslie – Leandra Site (Pride Milling) 20 – 21 June
Sunflower Seed Grading Course Leslie – Leandra Site (Pride Milling) 20 – 21 June
Oats Refresher Course Cape Town (Tiger Brands) 28 June
Sunflower Seed, Maize, Soya Bean & Wheat Refresher Courses Pretoria (SAGL) 28 – 29 June
Basic Concepts, Maize Soya Bean Grading & Grain Management Courses Bloemfontein, Glen
(Glen College of Agriculture)
24 – 28 July
Barley Grading Course Bredasdorp / Western Cape 14 – 16 August
Canola Grading Course Bredasdorp / Western Cape 17 – 18 August
Wheat Grading Course Bredasdorp / Western Cape 21 – 23 August
Barley Refresher Course Bredasdorp / Western Cape 24 August
Wheat Refresher Course Bredasdorp / Western Cape 25 August
Barley Grading Course Alrode (SAB) 29 – 31 August
Wheat Refresher Course Klerksdorp (Senwes) 6 September
Barley Refresher Course Klerksdorp (Senwes) 7 September
Barley Refresher Course Klerksdorp (Senwes) 8 September
Wheat Refresher Course Klerksdorp (Senwes) 12 September
Barley Grading Course Klerksdorp (Senwes) 13 – 15 September
Wheat Grading Course Klerksdorp (Senwes) 19 – 21 September
Barley Refresher Course Bethal (Afgri) 3 October
Wheat Grading Course Bethal (Afgri) 4 – 6 October
Maize Grading Course Bethal (Afgri) 9 – 11 October
Soya Bean Grading Course Bethal (Afgri) 11 – 13 October
Maize Grading Course Bethal (Afgri) 16 – 18 October
Sunflower Grading Course Bethal (Afgri) 19 – 20 October

November: Douglas (GWK) & Training Requests Welcome

A cancellation fee of 15%, of the course cost, will be charged per attendee cancelling within one (1) week
before course commences.

Requests for training to be directed to: Monica Ybema: ybema@mweb.co.za OR 018 462 1361
Put requests in as early as possible in order to secure request

REMARKS (Click to open)

* The purpose of this training course is to enable people working in the grain handling industry to undergo more advanced training (such as grading, fumigating and grain management training) in the future. In order to meet this aim during this course attention will be given to sampling, sample preparation, weighing and calculation of percentage, determination of moisture, sieving of samples, determination of poisonous seeds, consequences of grain mixing, the importance of cleanliness of the grain working area and deviations to be noted during loading and unloading of grain. Candidates, who mastered these basic concepts and found to be competent during the assessment, will be ready after practical experience to undergo further grading and other training in order to progress in the grain industry. Practical training in the above mentioned fields form part of this training course. The course therefore must take place at a silo.

** This course is handling the importance to maintain or to improve the quality of grain during intake, handling, drying, fumigation and storage by the correct management. The safe storage of grain and oilseeds has much in common, but there are also important differences that should be considered and are also covered during this course. Focus is given to value adding to all grains as well as oil seeds.

Other courses available are sunflower grading, sorghum grading, soybean grading and cultivar identification. Maize and sorghum grading can be done in combination and the same for sunflower and soybean grading. These combinations bring about cost savings.

Candidates are theoretically and practically evaluated and certificates are supplied to successful candidates.

The above schedule may be adjusted according to need. If a need is identified which is not included in the schedule it can be arranged by negotiations.

Tariffs include coffee and/or tea, lunch, grading material, course manual, examination and certificates.

Course registration form 2017

Services

  • Grain management
  • Value adding
  • Performing land inspections
  • Equipment calibration
  • Wheat crop quality
  • Assessment of damage
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    Equipment

  • Sieves
  • Balances
  • Sampling Probes
  • Sample Dividers
  • Inframatic
  • FN Apparatus
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