Cotton Classing & Testing Training


What is ICA Bremen's Classing & Testing training?

A six day, comprehensive training programme concentrating purely on quality issues in raw cotton. It will provide you with thorough training - from the classification of cotton from various growths to practical HVI training on different types of High-Volume Instruments plus single fibre based testing like AFIS through to examples of yarn testing.

With a maximum of 16 participants taking part, the programme promises a more interactive and personal learning experience. We also have the flexibility to tailor the course to meet many special requirements.


Where and when is the next course taking place?

The next programme will run from Tuesday 25 June - Tuesday 2 July 2019 at Bremer Baumwollboerse (BBB) in Bremen, Germany.


What is included in the programme?

The programme incorporates a wide range of topics delivered by industry experts from ICA Bremen and the Bremen Fibre Institute (FIBRE).

See the list of modules.

Participants will receive a certificate at the end of the course from ICA Bremen which will act as proof of your qualification in cotton classification.


Who should attend?

The programme is aimed at individuals who wish to gain an in-depth knowledge in cotton classing and testing and is particularly suitable for merchants, growers and the textile industry.


What is the cost?

For ICA or BBB members, the cost is €950 (+VAT where applicable).

For non-members the cost is €1,150 (+VAT where applicable).

Ticket prices include training and training materials; refreshments on working days; a visit to the local warehouse; a farewell meal towards the end of the course.

Please note: these costs are exclusive of accommodation and travel costs. Cancellations made after 20 May 2019 will result in loss of payment for the full ticket price.


What about accommodation?

We have secured a limited number of rooms for our delegates at the Radisson Blu, less than a five minute walk from Bremer Baumwollboerse.

The rate is €119 per room per night (inclusive of breakfast and WIFI).

These rooms will be available to book until 27 May 2019.

To book at our preferential rate or for more details, please call +49 (0)421 36960 or email quoting the promotional code ‘ICAB’.


How can you apply?

To apply for our 'Cotton Classing & Testing' training, all you need to do is complete our online application form here.