Course Dates (2020/21):
November 16, 17, and 18
December 14, 15, and 16
February 3, 4, and 5
March 8, 9, and 10
April 12, 13, and 14
May 10, 11, and 12
Exam: May 25 and 26 (2021)
Fees: £2,145 (includes tuition and exam)
This course covers all aspects of crop protection decision making, including field use, storage, application and environmental impact, to equip students with the competence levels required to gain the BASIS Certificate. The course is popular with advisors, agronomists, farmers and farm managers looking to further their understanding of crop agronomy.
The subject areas covered will include the following:
The course is delivered in eighteen days which are organised into six blocks, spread over six months, plus two days for the final examination. There are normally three to four weeks between each block. Delivery is through participatory lectures, group exercises, practicals and visits.
The course is assessed by means of a one hour multi-choice examination, an identification test, a written project and a field-based oral exam.
The qualification awarded by BASIS (Registration) Ltd. is a legal requirement for those engaged in selling pesticides, or advising on their use.
Successful candidates will be awarded HE credits that can be used towards completion of the Harper Adams Diploma in Agronomy.
For further Information and course dates/times please contact either: