Fertiliser Advisors Certification and Training Scheme - FACTS

To equip students with the knowledge and skills required to gain the FACTS Certificate. Candidates will have a basic understanding of fertilisers to enable them to give advice, which is both economically and environmentally sound. The course is suitable for advisors, agronomists, farmers and farm managers. The FACTS award is the standard industry qualification for those selling or advising on the use of crop fertilisers.

Course Outline


The course begins with an online preparation day, which provides an introduction to FACTS and The Fertiliser Manual(RB209). The main course is delivered over seven days, organised into two blocks of study, followed by a day of mock vivas. Delivery is through participatory lectures and group exercises.


The University of Lincoln, Riseholme Campus, Riseholme, Lincoln, LN2 2BJ



The course is assessed by means of a one hour multi-choice examination, a 30 minute case study and a 15 minutes oral exam.

Cost - £1,380 + VAT per person (includes tuition and BASIS exam fee of £329)

For further details contact - sgoodger@agronomytraining.co.uk - 07785 118611