The Diploma in Feed Mill Operations and Management is designed to equip participants with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to efficiently manage and operate feed milling operations. This program covers a broad range of topics, including feed technology, nutrition, mill management, machinery operation and maintenance, quality control, and safety standards. Students will learn through a combination of lectures from seasoned professionals in feed mill operations, hands-on training, and real-world case studies. Upon completion, graduates will be prepared to address the challenges of the feed milling industry, ensuring productivity, sustainability, and compliance with regulatory standards.


    26th February, 2024
    3 Months
    Diploma in in Feed Mill Operations and Management
    Online with live practical stimulation
  • FEES
    NGN 250,000


Module 1 - Introduction to Feed Milling

  1. Overview of the feed milling industry
  2. Types of feed mills: commercial vs. on-farm
  3. Introduction to feed safety and quality assurance

Module 2 - Grain and Ingredient Handling

  1. Raw material selection and procurement
  2. Storage and preservation techniques
  3. Conveying systems and equipment

Module 3 - Feed Nutrition and Formulation

  1. Basics of animal nutrition
  2. Feed ingredients and their nutritional values
  3. Formulation of feeds for different types of livestock

Module 4 - Feed Manufacturing Technology

  1. Grinding and particle size reduction
  2. Mixing and blending accuracy
  3. Pelleting, extrusion, and other processing techniques.

Module 5 - Quality Control and Assurance

  1. Setting quality standards
  2. Sampling and analysis of raw materials and finished products
  3. Pest control and hygiene management.

Module 6 - Maintenance of Feed Mill Equipment

  1. Routine maintenance schedules
  2. Troubleshooting and repair
  3. Efficiency optimization of feed mill machinery.

Module 7 - Safety and Environmental Management

  1. Workplace safety standards and practices
  2. Environmental regulations and compliance
  3. Waste management and sustainability practices

Module 8- Feed Mill Management and Economics

  1. Operational management and leadership
  2. Financial management and budgeting
  3. Marketing strategies for feed products.

Module 9 - Innovations in Feed Milling

  1. Recent advancements in feed technology and machinery
  2. The role of biotechnology in feed production
  3. Future trends in the feed milling industry.


This program is ideal for:

  1. Individuals aiming to pursue a career in feed mill management and operations.
  2. Professionals already working in the feed milling industry seeking to enhance their skills and knowledge.
  3. Entrepreneurs interested in establishing their own feed milling business.


Each student will be required to complete an individual project that involves designing a comprehensive operation and management plan for a feed mill. This project will encompass aspects such as layout planning, equipment selection, operational workflow, quality control measures, safety protocols, and financial planning. The project will be presented to a panel of faculty members and industry experts at the end of the program.


Each Module is delivered online by seasoned professionals and guest lecturers. Modules with practical and laboratory contents are simulated in a model that allows participants to have full understanding of the process flow. Other features of the course include Group Class Activities, Case Study Analysis of several feed mill companies and factors that influence their performance.

Final Award

Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will earn a Diploma in FeedMill Operations and Management from the Nigerian College of Agribusiness. At the Convocation Ceremony, graduating students will receive their Certificate and Transcripts of academic records.

Tuition Fee

NGN 250,000

Course Start Date

26th February, 2024

Application Process

  1. Complete the Application for Admission Form for the course
  2. Application form fee is N5,000 payable into Zenith Bank, Account Name: Nigerian College of Agribusiness, Account Number: 1228461510
  3. Attach receipt of Application fee with your highest academic credential and submit to: admissions@ncaedu.ng
  4. Upon successful evaluation of your application, you will receive your Admission Letter indicating acceptance into the program. The Letter will also contain details of enrollment into the Course.

Click on the link below to fill the application form for this course

Further Enquiries

Do you need any further assistance regarding this program, send an email to: training@ncaedu.ng or chat with a program executive on WhatsApp via: 09023789104 (Nigeria)

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Established in 2022 and approved by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), the College provides high-quality specialized education that strives to improve the productivity, performance and continuous development of professionals in Nigeria. The College has the Centre for Environment and Climate Innovation, Centre for Agribusiness Enterprise, Centre for Centre for Nutrition and Wellness, Centre for Development Leadership, Centre for Farm Management and Centre for Food Business Innovation. Through these centers, the college delivers need-based professional education to diverse professionals across the country and beyond. In 2023, the Nigerian College of Agribusiness was admitted into E4Impact Alliance, a network of leading business schools in Africa helping startups in Africa to scale up and attain their full potentials. Other members of E4Impact Alliance include University of Professional Studies Accra, University of Makeni Sierra-Leone and Uganda Martyrs University Kampala.