CENTRE FOR FOOD TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH

Ordinary National Diploma (OND)

National Diploma and Certificate courses ‎will be run at the Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture Yandev, Gboko Nigeria.
‎Applicants for National Diploma and Certificate courses should apply to AOCAY or contact the CEFTER program coordinator there at 08036348228 for guide through the admission process.

Crop Processing & Storage

Course Modules

ND 1:

  • Crop processing
  • Engineering properties and bio materials
  • Instrumentation
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Agricultural Extension

ND2:

  • Crop drying & storage
  • Agro climatology
  • Principles of food processing and preservation
  • Crop protection management

Entry Requirement

Five Credits to Ordinary Level Credits to Include

  1. English language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics
  5. Biology/Agriculture

With UTME scores of at least 150 points in relevant subjects

Course Duration

Full-Time: Minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four.

Part-Time: Minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.

Career Prospect

The Certificate Course is anchored on training middle level scientists capable of working effectively in ensuring the safety of Farm Produce,Food Industry, Food Commodity Research Institutes industries, Government Ministries, Parastatals and Agencies.

Pest & Disease Management

Course Modules

ND1:

  • Introduction to Agriculture
  • Crop protection
  • Properties of Matter and Energy
  • Engineering properties of Bio materials

ND2:

  • Crop drying & storage
  • Microbiology
  • Post-harvest physiology
  • Storage structures
  • Principles of food processing and preservation

Entry Requirement

Five Credits to Ordinary Level Credits to Include

  1. English language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics
  5. Biology/Agriculture

With UTME scores of at least 150 points in relevant subjects.

Course Duration

Full-Time: Minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four.

Part-Time: Minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.

Produce Management & Extension

Course Modules

ND1:

  • Introduction to Home Science and Management
  • Elements of Agricultural Economics
  • Introduction to Agricultural Extension
  • Crop Protection and Processing

ND2:

  • Produce Management and Extension Methods
  • Extension administration and operation
  • Food and beverage production management
  • Packaging, handling and transportation of produce
  • Rural sociology

Entry Requirement

Five Credits to Ordinary Level Credits to Include

  1. English language
  2. Mathematics
  3. Chemistry
  4. Physics
  5. Biology/Agriculture

With UTME scores of at least 150 points in relevant subjects.

Course Duration

Full-Time: Minimum of two semesters and a maximum of four.

Part-Time: Minimum of four semesters and a maximum of six semesters.

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