Course Description

The Bulk Milk Grader’s course provides the training necessary for both Bulk Milk Tank Drivers and Dairy Receivers to be licensed by the NS Department of Agriculture. This course is offered over a three-day period with a combination of theoretical and hands-on learning. Participants must achieve a 70% on both the written and grading exams to receive certification.

What you will learn

  • Milk composition
  • Milk quality testing
  • Compositional testing
  • Milk grading
  • Bulk milk pickup procedures
  • Fat sampling and microbiological testing
  • NS transportation of milk regulations

This course is also open to participants from New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.


Participants will be taking a tour of the Ruminant Animal Centre, so please dress appropriately. All course materials are provided.

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Section Title
Bulk Milk Grader's Certification Course
Th, F
9:30AM to 4:30PM
Feb 20, 2020 to Feb 21, 2020
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $361.80
Section Notes

Registration deadline is February 13, 2020!

Tuition is refunded if a course is cancelled by Extended Learning. Tuition is also refunded if the applicant notifies Extended.learning@dal.ca in writing prior to the registration deadline for the course or program. Tuition will not be refunded after the registration deadline.

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