Module 7

Flour Milling Management


The final module in the set of 7, in 4 lessons this course gives the student a complete overview of Flour Milling Management.

This course provides a background to the flour milling industry; the location and design of flour mills; the staffing and organisation of mills; the role of the miller as employer; the responsibility to protect product, people and environment; financial considerations of the flour milling business.

Topics Covered

  • The Flour Milling Industry
  • The Flour and Wheat Markets
  • Commercial Management
  • Flour and Food Safety
  • Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points
  • Mill Location and Design
  • Operations Management
  • People Management


The date for examination on this module is Thursday 16 May 2019 and will accord with the test specification below and also set out in the course workbook.

Duration: 3 hours, 9 questions

Test Specification

The flour milling industry; flour and wheat markets 1 1/2 questions
Commercial management 2 1/2 questions
Flour as a product; mill location and design 2 questions
Operations management; People management 3 questions

Past Papers