LEARN HOW TO PROCESS AGRO-PRODUCTS

The Department is one of the Eleven Departments In the Ventota Training Academy. The Department is situated in Lagos, Nigeria .The Head of this Department is Mrs. Sarah Ogaraku Chidinma.

DESCRIPTION

The courses are divided into three namely:

  • Beginners agro processing formulation(AFB100)
  • Intermediate Agro processing Formulations(AFI200)
  • Advanced Agro processing formulation(AFA300)

REQUIREMENTS

  • You must passionate about Agro processing.
  • You must be passionate about agriculture.
  • You must be able to handle agro raw material.


WHO THIS COURSE IS FOR

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to produce different types of agro products.
  • students who want to learn how to produce their own processed product.
  • Anyone who is passionate about food.
  • Anyone who wants to own an agro processing firm.
  • Consumer who wants to have control over the quality of food.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • How to produce different types of Agro processed products.
  • Learn how to market your brand.
  • How to maintain good accounting records for your business.
  • How to do maintain management practice.

BEGINNERS AGROPROCESSING FORMULATIONS(AFB100) 
UNIT CODEUNITS DESCRIPTION
AFB101A general overview of the courses in agro processing namely:processing of Meat Products, Processing of Fruits and Vegetables, Processing of Cereal Products, Processing of Dairy Products, Processing of Oil seeds (peanut butter and oil), Processing of Legumes and Pulses, Handling and Processing of Honey,.Packaging of Food Grains, Food Safety Management
AFB102Covers regulatory agency and how to scale their requirements
AFB103Food safety management
AFB104Covers production of herbs and spices
AFB105Covers production natural seasoning
AFB106Covers production of meat products
AFB107Business management for Agroprocessors covering: complying with business registration
responsibilities, identifying taxation requirements, maintaining legal documents
Protecting your legal rights, negotiate and arrange contracts, tendering for contracts
Negotiating a contract, identifying insurance requirements
AFB108Financial management and budgeting for Agroprocessors topics covered include:
Budgeting, financial forecasting, calculating hourly rates, interpreting financial
Reports
AFB109Business marketing for Agroprocessors topics include:
Tracking your leads, sales funnel, : Identifying Your Target Market, Social Media Marketing, Web-Sites And Internet Presence, Packaging Of Products and Branding

INTERMEDIATE AGROPROCESSING FORMULATIONS(AFI200) 
UNITS CODEUNITS DESCRIPTION
AFI201Principles of food preservation covering Temperature control,Control of moisture content and Regulation of acidity
AFI202Processing pre-treatments for fruit and vegetables covering Washing,Blanching,Sulphuring and sulphiting
AFI203Description of processing methods for fruit and vegetables covering Drying,Jam-making,Chutneys, sauce, ketchup, and paste,Fermented pickles, Vinegar
AFI204Covers production of tomato paste
AFI205Covers production of coconut oil
AFI206Covers production of ginger oil
AFI207Covers production of flavoured custard
AFI208Covers production of flavoured popcorn
AFI209Covers production of beans flour
AFI210Covers production of soya milk powder
AFI211Covers production of peanut butter
AFI212Business management this course will help you quote and estimate professionally for commercial and domestic jobs. It includes: reading plans and specifications,understanding tender documents, estimating of quantities, calculations of charge and labor rates, overheads applicable
AFI213Financial Management And Budgeting For agroprocessors
AFI214Business marketing for agroprocessors it covers: budgeting for marketing, effective marketing strategies, designing logos and branding

ADVANCED AGROPROCESSING FORMULATIONS(AFA300) 
UNITS CODEUNITS DESCRIPTION
AFA301Covers production of condensed milk
AFA302Covers production of fufu flour
AFA303Covers production of cassava flour
AFA304Covers production of seasoning cubes
AFA305Covers production of biscuits
AFA306Covers production of plantain flour
AFA307Covers production of seasoning liquid
AFA308Covers production of bean flour
AFA309Covers production of cassava chips
AFA310Covers production of bread
AFA311Covers production of yam flour
AFA312Covers production of plantain and potato chips
AFA313Business management 3
AFA314Financial Management And Budgeting For agroprocessors 3
AFA315Business marketing for agroprocessors 3