BASIS Conservation Management

Soil and air protection, protection of surface and ground water, Biodiversity - conservation and improvement, care of the enviroment

Who is the Course For? This short duration course is designed for those who have agricultural knowledge but may not be fully familiar with all that is required and covered by the Single Payment Scheme (SPS) relative to Conservation issues. 

Conservation Management needs care and attention on farm, to soil, air, water, wildlife, the environment and biodiversity of species. 

The course is ideally suited to those managing farms, both directly as farm managers or indirectly as land agents or management consultants. Anyone involved in estate management on a broader scale would also benefit from this course.

It will also be of interest to those who have qualified for the BASIS Professional Register and wish to gain CPD points.

The module can be used towards the BASIS Diploma in Agronomy

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

Course Modules: Soil and Air Protection, Protection of Surface and Ground Water, Biodiversity – Conservation and Improvement, Care of the Environment, All modules will relate to the SPS and to on-farm requirements for the management of the content of each of the four modules.

There are no pre-course entry requirements although the greatest benefit will be gained by those who understand farming and who have some experience of how farms are managed.

Successful candidates will qualify for the Conservation Management Certificate

Examination: Written paper consisting of 30 multiple-choice questions and 6 structured short answer questions.  

CPD Points:


NRoSO: 12 

Available Courses

A 3 day course in Ashford

Available Dates
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BASIS Conservation Management

A 4 day course in Location on
21st April - 22nd April