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Oat processing course

1 week
Milling Academy, Uzwil, Switzerland
Shift millers, head millers, mill managers with moderate experience
English, German, Spanish, other languages on request

You will learn how to make an oat processing line efficient – including basic milling processes, machine design and plant operation, everything from intake to the finished product.

But this isn’t just theoretical training. You will also spend time in front of the key machines in our Milling Academy hall to learn cleaning, conditioning and milling techniques. You will visit two oat-processing plants in Switzerland and have a close-up look at some of the latest milling machines to see how they work.

You also learn about lab analysis and cereal science – the science behind different grains, particularly wheat.

 

Moderate working experience in an oat mill. This course is well-suited for shift millers, head millers and mill managers.

  • Invitation letter for visa application
  • Hands-on access to some of the latest milling machines
  • Regular time for practical experience at our fully equipped training center hall. Visit two different oat processing plants in Switzerland
  • Printed training documents
  • One social event with dinner
  • Unlimited access to Wi-Fi and Internet

 

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Your course instructors

Head of Milling Academy

Michael Albers

Milling  Academy

Michael’s primary areas of expertise are common cereals and milling solutions. He teaches our milling courses, including onsite courses. He also conducts mill assessments. Michael completed his apprenticeship in 2007 and graduated from the German Milling School in Braunschweig in 2010. He worked in the milling industry for seven years until he joined our Milling Academy team in 2017.

Infrastructure and amenities

Milling Academy hall

You will be based at our Milling Academy hall. Here you will have classroom training right next to our milling floor, where you can explore and have a close-up look at many of the latest milling machines.

School mill

Gain practical experience during the visits to two modern oat-processing plants in Switzerland and come to understand operations in a normal industrial environment.

Lounge

Spacious and comfortable lounge for breaks, including complimentary tea and coffee.

How to find us

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Contact our course coordinator

Lisa Kellenberger

Milling Academy


millingacademy@buhlergroup.com

+41 71 955 30 58

Bahnhofstrasse 114
9240
Uzwil
Switzerland