BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection - Field Vegetables

This 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.  The main focus is on crop protection in brassicas, potatoes, carrots, lettuce, onions and leeks.

Course Outline


The course is organised into 4 blocks of three days, plus a three day revision block and two days for the final examination. A pre-course introductory session and 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 us 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.
Successful candidates will be awarded HE credits that can be used towards completion of the Harper Adams Diploma in Agronomy

Cost - £2,355 + VAT per person (includes tuition and exam fee)

For further details contact - - 07785 118611

Shepshed, Leicestershire     07753 882610