BASIS Soil and Water

Soil, air and water protection, Cultivation techniques and systems, erosion risks, soil water, drainage and irrigation, Plant nutrient, fertilizer planning and organic materials, 28 CPD Points.

Certification: BASIS (Registration) Ltd.

Duration: 5 days (including examination)

Soil and water are two essential components of agriculture.  The management of these two vital resources is at the centre of farming activity.  Both elements are under pressure from modern living and current farming practice.

Who is this course for? Advisers, farmers, farm managers who wish to improve their awareness, knowledge and skills in the management of soil and water

The module can be used towards the BASIS Diploma in Agronomy

Instructor/Trainee Ratio: Max: 1:12 Min 1:6

Course Modules: Soil, Air and Water protection, Cultivation techniques and systems, Erosion risk, Soil water, drainage and irrigation, Plant nutrients and fertiliser planning, The use of bulk organic materials to enhance crop growth and their effects on diffuse pollution


Written paper consisting of 20 multiple-choice questions and 3 short answer questions.  Completion of Farm Management Plan.  Field Station and Panel Viva. 

CPD Points:


NRoSO: 6 

Available Courses

A 5 day course in Ashford

Available Dates

A 5 day course in Essex

Available Dates
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BASIS Soil and Water

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