Sensory Training

Course Duration:


Course overview

This course is designed to give the trainee an understanding of sensory testing of raw milk with testing method, classifications and possible causes of milk taints.  Our trainer will present a powerpoint presentation to cover sensory defects/ odour description and possible causes. They will also cover the classification of taints and ways to reduce on farm risks.  After this presentation, the trainees will be taken through an informal exercise to assess examples of product on the course. The trainees are required to fully complete the Sensory Assessment in order to pass and receive a certificate.

What is covered?

  • Testing methods for sensory assessment
  • Classifications of milk taints
  • Possible causes of milk taints
  • Ways to reduce on farm risk of milk taint

Who should attend?

Anyone dealing with the supply or collection of raw milk.


You will be required to complete a Sensory Assessment on course


There is no prerequisite.

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Delivered In-House Only

Please contact our Training team for an individual quote. This course is delivered In-House at your own workplace (minimum rates apply). NB: Quote will include additional disbursement costs to cover trainer / assessor costs.