Dairy Production and Processing Program Offered at Dairy Training Institute

Dairy Training Institute

Nakuru County

Diploma 2 years Fulltime Fee: on application Intake: Ongoing

Diploma (Accredited by: Dairy Training Institute)

About Dairy Production and Processing Diploma program.

Dairy Production and Processing diploma is a two program ideal for people working or aspiring to work in milk processing, quality control, marketing or as front-line extension officers along the dairy value chain.

In this program, students learn how to add value to raw milk processing technologies, in order to produce marketable, safely consumable and healthy dairy products that have an extended shelf life and comply with both international and national standards.

Students are taught preservation techniques, quality control analyses, marketing skills, and organizational skills.

Dairy Production and Processing graduates are able to competently run a profitable dairy plant through correct financial calculations, risk management, organization, and communication.


Entry requirements for Dairy Production and Processing

The minimum entry requirements for the Dairy Production and Processing diploma program are:

  • KCSE mean grade of at least C (PLAIN) with at least grade C- (minus) in biology and any other Science / Mathematics or its equivalent. 
  • Certificate in Dairy Management (CDM) or Dairy Science and Technology (DST) who have passed with credit and above. 

About Dairy Training Institute

The Dairy Training Institute is a government institution mandated to train courses in dairy production, technology, management, and agri-preneurship.

Dairy Training Institute is a practical Dairy Training Centre in the region offering competence-based training relevant for the Kenyan dairy industry.

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