CENTRE FOR FOOD TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH

Short-Term Certificate Courses

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
  • Introduction to Agriculture

  • Crop drying and storage
  • Storage structures
  • Packaging, handling and transportation
  • Food preservation
  • Agro-Climatology

Entry Requirement

Five Credits to Ordinary Level Credits to Include

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

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.

Farm Produce Extension & Management

Course Modules
  • Introduction to Agriculture

  • Extension methods
  • Produce & post-harvest management
  • Rural sociology
  • Storage structures
  • Agricultural marketing

    Entry Requirement

Five Credits to Ordinary Level Credits to Include

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

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.

Food Science, Safty & Health

Course Modules
  • Food Safety Hazards: Analysis and Control

  • Global Food Laws and Regulation
  • Food Quality Control
  • Applied Food Microbiology

Entry Requirement

Minimum qualification of O’ level Certificate with credit passes in English Language, Mathematics, Chemistry and two other science subjects.


Pest & Disease Management

Course Modules
  • Introduction to agriculture

  • Crop drying and storage
  • Post harvest physiology
  • Packaging, handling and transportation
  • Agro Climatology

Entry Requirement

Five Credits to Ordinary Level Credits to Include

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

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