BASIS

The course provides a sound introduction to agronomy, integrated crop protection and crop nutrition.  The course is suitable for the following delegates:

  • Stand alone course for delegates who do not 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.
  • With some or limited crop experience and knowledge who are considering doing the Basis Certificate in Crop Protection (Agriculture or Vegetables) or for those who just want to have a recognised qualification in agronomy.
Dates

Monday 26th November 2018

Monday 10th December 2018

Monday 14th January 2019

Friday 8th February 2019

Monday 25th March 2019

Tuesday 7th May 2019

Tuesday 14th May 2019 (exam)

Duration 6 day sessions with an additional day for exam
Times 9am - 4:30pm
Cost £825
Location Management Centre, Gate 4, Pitsford Road, Moulton, Northamptonshire, NN3 7QL

The course duration is equivalent to six days, spread over the calendar year so that various crops can be seen at different growth stages.  Participatory training techniques are used throughout.  The sessions will be held both indoors and outdoors with visits to local fields for practical crop walking sessions.

The examination is a written paper consisting of 40 multiple choice questions and three structured short answer questions.  The minimum pass rate is 70%.

Find out more - BASIS Foundation Award in Agronomy Course Outline

Click here to apply! or contact us on 01604 673533 for more information.