BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection - Arable

This course aims to equip students with the competence levels required to gain the BASIS Crop Protection Certificate. The course was originally designed for those involved in selling, supplying or advising on the use of pesticides. Recently it has been of great interest to farmers and farm managers looking to further their knowledge and understanding of crop agronomy.

Course Outline


The course is organised into 6 blocks of three days, plus two days for the final examination. A pre-course introductory session and two in-course tutorials are delivered online via Microsoft Teams.  Delivery is through participatory lectures, group exercises and field visits.



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


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.

Cost - £2,595 + VAT per person (includes tuition and BASIS exam fee of £545)

For further details contact - - 07785 118611