Course: Head Millers Program

The advanced level for Head Millers is a combination of lectures and hands-on training in a professional manner. The state of the art school mill allows practical training on wheat and maize milling. There is a fully equipped laboratory that will allow the participants to learn all about quality control from grain to flour.

For higher education degree in milling, please refer to international milling schools such as the Swiss School of Milling (SMS) in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

The advanced level for Head Millers is a combination of lectures and hands-on training in a professional manner. The state of the art school mill allows practical training on wheat and maize milling. There is a fully equipped laboratory that will allow the participants to learn all about quality control from grain to flour.


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REQUIREMENTS

Who can join Advanced Level training program for Head Millers;

  • Experienced millers
  • Shift millers assigned a Supervisor/Head Miller position.
  • Promoted junior Head Millers
  • Graduate Millers AMS after at least one year work experience


The training module comprises 2 modules of schooling at the AMS, each 3 weeks within one year.


CERTIFICATE

Regular exams will take place for each topic and module. A ranking system of 0 to 100 points will be applied. After the first module an average of 60 points (no topic below 50 points) must be achieved to allow for the second module. The successful trainee will be graduated to Miller.


COSTS

The employer (milling company) or trainee will bear the costs for the schooling at the AMS comprising travel expense, board and lodging. The AMS will recommend accommodation on demand. The school fees of the AMS are as follows:

  • Two modules of 4 weeks each, comprising training at the AMS, use of the school mill, syllabus as well as free lunch, tea and coffee during tea break
  • Costs excl. VAT are amounting to USD. 4,800
  • School fees to be paid 3 months prior to the start of the first module at the AMS


Application for Head Miller Program

To apply, please download the Head Miller Program Application Form from the Downloads Section, and send the completed form to carolyne.kyalo@buhlergroup.com or apply online below: