Certificate in Science in Sericulture


Welcome to the Certificate in Science in Sericulture program at the Tropical Institute of Development Innovations (TRIDI). If you have a keen interest in the science of silk production and want to explore the world of sericulture, this program is designed for you.

Course Structure

The Certificate in Science in Sericulture program covers essential topics to provide a foundational understanding of sericulture:

  1. Introduction to Sericulture: Explore the history, significance, and basic principles of sericulture.

  2. Mulberry Cultivation: Learn the cultivation techniques of mulberry plants, a crucial element in silk production.

  3. Silkworm Rearing: Understand the life cycle of silkworms, from egg to cocoon, and the factors influencing their growth.

  4. Silk Reeling and Spinning: Delve into the processes of silk reeling and spinning to transform cocoons into silk threads.

  5. Sericulture Technology: Explore technological advancements in sericulture and their applications.

  6. Sericulture Research and Development: Gain insights into ongoing research and development in the field of sericulture.

Practical Training

At TRIDI, we prioritize practical training to ensure that our students are well-equipped with hands-on experience. The program includes field visits, laboratory work, and practical sessions related to sericulture.

Career Opportunities

With a Certificate in Science in Sericulture, you can explore various career paths, including:

  • Silk Farmer: Cultivate mulberry plants and rear silkworms for silk production.

  • Sericulture Technician: Work in laboratories or production units, applying technological aspects of sericulture.

  • Quality Control Officer: Ensure the quality of silk products through inspections and adherence to standards.

  • Sericulture Research Assistant: Contribute to ongoing research projects in sericulture.

Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Certificate in Science in Sericulture program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Possess an ordinary level certificate
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in sericulture and the science behind silk production.

How to Apply

Ready to embark on a journey in sericulture science? Follow these steps:

  1. Visit our website or pick up an application form from our offices in Kyabakadde.
  2. Complete the application form and submit it with the required documents.
  3. Attend an interview and assessment session.
  4. Upon acceptance, proceed to registration and payment of fees.

Join TRIDI and Explore the Science of Sericulture!

For more information or to start your application, contact us at tridiuganda@gmail.com or call us at +256 (0)414 691358.