Course Programme

The full Course syllabus Program:

  • general information on cotton fibre (botanical varieties, structure and chemical composition, physical parameters and characteristics);
  • cotton standardisation according to Universal Cotton Standards (USDA) which are the basis for the HVI testing system as well as for cotton standardisation according to the O’z DSt 604-2001 standard (Uzbekistan and other countries of Central Asia);
  • classification of cottons of various origins with manual method and manual assessment of fibre length as well as interpretation of HVI results – (overall practical training – ca. 100 hours);
  • description of world cotton market, including basic indices characterising cotton market;
  • selected issues regarding cotton handling;
  • English terminology and vocabulary used in international cotton turnover;

The full Course syllabus takes 4 weeks, however both the programme and the time may be shortened and adapted to the specific requirements of a defined group of participants.

course offer 2019

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