SAGL Laboratory Training

Laboratory Training Details 2024

SAGL Training 2024 April laboratory training

The SAGL Provides the Following Laboratory Training:

Duration of Course Details of the Course
1 Day

Demonstrations on the following analyses:

  • Sampling
  • Sample Dividing
  • 100 Kernel Mass
  • Kernel Size
  • Stress Cracks
  • Breakage Susceptibility
  • Milling Index
  • Roff Milling
  • Speck Count
  • Particle size
  • Whiteness Index
  • NIR
  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • Fat (soxhlet ether extraction)
  • Starch
  • Crude fibre

A lecture on Good laboratory practices (glp) and Accreditation  is included.

Cost: R7 925 per person(only applicable to South African companies)

Training cost for foreign companies available on request.

2 Day

Hands on training on the following analyses:

  • Sampling
  • Sample Dividing
  • 100 Kernel Mass
  • Kernel Size
  • Stress Cracks
  • Breakage Susceptibility
  • Milling Index
  • Roff Milling
  • Speck Count
  • Particle size
  • Whiteness Index
  • NIR

Demonstrations on the following analyses:

  • Moisture
  • Protein
  • Fat (soxhlet ether extraction)
  • Starch
  • Crude fibre

A lecture on Good laboratory practices (glp) and Accreditation is included.

Cost: R13 820 per person (only applicable to South African companies)

Training cost for foreign companies available on request.

Duration of Course Details of the Course
5 Day Only for African Countries
Duration of Course Details of the Course
1 Day

Demonstrations on the following analyses:

  • Sample Dividing
  • Flour Mixing
  • Hectolitre Mass
  • Falling Number Milling
  • Farinograph
  • Alveograph
  • Mixograph
  • Consistograph
  • Falling Number
  • Protein
  • Moisture
  • Colour (Wet & Dry)

A lecture on Good laboratory practices (glp) and Accreditation is included.

Cost: R5 815 per person (only applicable to South African companies)

Training cost for foreign companies available on request.

3 Day

Hands on training on the following analyses:

  • Sampling
  • Sample Dividing
  • Dockage
  • Hectolitre Mass
  • Vitreous Kernels
  • 1000 Kernel Mass
  • Buhler Milling
  • Flour Mixing
  • Falling Number Milling
  • Moisture
  • Falling Number
  • Colour (Wet & Dry)
  • Bran content
  • Ash
  • Protein
  • RVA
  • NIR
  • Gluten
  • Mixograph
  • Farinograph
  • Alveograph
  • Consistograph

A lecture on Good laboratory practices (glp) and Accreditation is included.

Cost: R20 735 per peson (only applicable to South African companies)

Training cost for foreign companies available on request.

Important Laboratory Training Course Information

Contact Person:

We will gladly discuss additional requests for custom designed courses.

Contact Person:

  • Courses will be presented at : SAGL, Grain Building, 477 Witherite Street, The Willows, Pretoria.
  • Course Registration: 08:00 – 08:30.
  • Courses will commence at 08:30 and continue until 16:30.
  • Delegates will receive a light lunch and refreshments. Please note that breakfast will not be served.
  • Delegates are requested to bring their own lab coats and mask.
  • Travel and accommodation is not included. Delegates are responsible for their own accommodation and travel arrangements.
  • Note: Bookings will close three weeks (15 working days) before commencement of the training course.
  • Payment and completed registration form must be received before the closing date to confirm booking.
  • Delegates can unfortunately not attend unless proof of payment and registration form has been received.
  • A booking confirmation letter with full details on the course and a map will be forwarded to the delegates. If this information has not been received before the event, please contact the SAGL on +27 (0) 12 807 4019.
  • Delegates will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance.
  • The maximum number of delegates that can be accommodated per course is 6 (six).
  • The minimum number of delegates:
    • 4 for a three day course
    • 3 for a one day course
  • Should the minimum number of delegates requirement not be fulfilled, the course will unfortunately be cancelled. Registered delegates will have the option of either being re-scheduled to one of the other courses (space permitting) or a full refund.
  • Cancellation must be given in writing.
  • Cancellation received within 10 working days prior to the course will be charged at a 30% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation received within 6 working days prior to the course will be charged at a 50% cancellation fee.
  • Cancellation received within 5 working days prior to the course will result in no refund.
  • You may substitute a delegate. Please notify the SAGL in writing and include the name of the substitute delegate.

Accommodation near SAGL premises

Maribelle's Bed & Breakfast

La Casa Greeff Guesthouse

Constantia Guesthouse

Koru Guesthouse

City Lodge Lynnwood

Casa Toscana Guest Lodge

Waters on Willows Guesthouse