Citrus Processing - PSDF

Citrus Processing

This course will train the learners in the critical stages of citrus production and processing, cold treatment and adherence to safety standards.


This course will train the learners in the critical stages of citrus production and processing, cold treatment and adherence to safety standards.

What you will learn

In this course you will learn about good agricultural practices (gap), biological control, health hazards, safety measures, annual orchard management schedule, climatic conditions, sorting of fruits, use of fungicide/Dettol etc. for sterilizing, maintenance of tools, packing material and fruit handling.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enroll in this course now.

Training Outcome

After completing this course, you will be able to manage the product on the farm for temporary storage and in-house packaging for processing. You will also learn how to  arrange and feed the fruit  in the processing line, wash for decontamination of pathogens, sort for grade and quality assurance, and wax for retarding the respiration, ethylene production and dehydration. The course will also teach you how to grade fruit (ensuring quality and market demand), examine the material for market based packing of the product, use cold treatment for retarding mold germination and multiplication of fruit fly maggots and also learn about fruit loading for export shipment. Moreover, you will learn how to monitor different critical stages of citrus processing enlisted in food safety standards and become proficient in record keeping/stock keeping of citrus products, checklist formation, data maintenance,  and responding to auditing and food safety inspections.

Potential Employers

This course has broad prospects of employment in:

  1. Government Projects and Matching Grants
  2. Global GAP, Pak GAP and Organic Certification:
  3. Citrus Consultant and Certification Bodies:
  4. Citrus Processing Industry:
  5. Commercial Citrus Exporters

Along with the potential to work on your own citrus farm.

Training Outcome

Develop Your Talent

Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career:

  1. The ability to collaborate
  2. Great communication skills
  3. To make the most of your adventurous spirit

Achieve Your Goals

Completing this course will provide you with:

  1. A nationally recognised Certificate; qualification and job readiness to work as a general purpose hand
  2. Eligibility to apply for your Job – general purpose hand certification

Why choose PSDF?

PSDF offers market relevant training, with the following advantages over traditional courses:

  1. It is focused on outcomes and based on teamwork
  2. It is learner-centric, teachers act as facilitators for improving the learning process
  3. The course is broad and offers all required competencies for the trade
  4. In addition to the technical skills, trainees are also taught soft skills necessary for the workplace

Only certified National Assessors can conduct CBT assessment.



Education Level

Class 1

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English, Urdu

Expected Monthly income

PKR 20,000 - 25,000

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Admission Process.

No special qualifications are required. You can enroll in this course now.



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