BASIS Certificate in Sustainable Land Management

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Key Information


Course Dates:

  • 9-10 November, 16-17 November 2023 (in-person) 
  • 21 November 2023 (online)

Exam:

  • 4 December 2023 - written (online)
  • 5 December 2023 - viva (online)

Fees:

£1,200

Contact Information:

Simon Goodger

Tel: 01522 835295
Email: sgoodger@lincoln.ac.uk

Course Overview

This course has been designed for professionals involved in providing environmental advice to farms and the farmed environment, along with farmers and land managers across the UK. Successful completion provides the required qualification to entry for joining the BASIS Environmental Advisers Register. The course also forms one of the required qualifications for achieving the BASIS Diploma in Agronomy.

Course Dates

  • 9-10 November, 16-17 November 2023 (in-person) 
  • 21 November 2023 (online)

Exam

  • 4 December 2023 - written (online)
  • 5 December 2023 - viva (online)

Fees

£1,200

Content

The subject areas covered will include the following:

  • Sustainable land management legislation, systems and digital mapping
  • Agri-environment schemes and farm business economics
  • Habitat and species management
  • Soil and water management
  • Air quality and climate change
  • Energy and waste management
  • Integrated pest management
  • Farming and the wider environment

Delivery

The course is delivered in five days using participatory lectures and group exercises. The first four days are delivered in-person, day five is online.

Assessment

The course is assessed by means of a written exam and viva examination.