BASIS – Foundation Award in Agriculture

Date(s) - 25/11/2020
All Day

Hamilton Park


November 2020 25
February 2021 10
March 2021 17
April 2021 7
May 2021 12
June 2021 2

Who is this course for? For those with some or limited crop experience and knowledge and are not required to give agronomy or crop protection advice but require a level of understanding of crop agronomy appropriate for their work. This diverse group includes some farm staff, quality assurance officers, machinery manufacturer personnel and others.

Also a preliminary course for delegates who are considering undertaking the BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Agriculture or Vegetables) or those wishing to attain a nationally recognised qualification in agronomy.

Instructor/Trainee Ratio: Max: 1:12 Min 1:8

Course Content

1. Crop Production
2. Weeds
3. Pests
4. Diseases
5. Soil and Crop Nutrition
6. Plant protection chemicals and fertiliser products
7. Protecting people, animals and the environment
8. Application of plant protection products and fertilisers

Written paper consisting of 40 multiple choice questions and three structured
short answer questions.

30 BASIS CPD Points


Bookings are closed for this event.