About this course

This training is aimed at equipping you with the skills and knowledge to confidently carry out sampling procedures, interpret agronomic advice and implement recommended cultural practices in the field. The course focus is on practical agronomy

Who should attend the course?

Farm staff, farm supervisors, contractors, service providers reasonably new (2 years) to the industry.

*** You must hold a Level 3 Chemical Application to attend this course (available online or face-to-face).

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 4 days (2 x two day workshops)
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 3
Indicative fees: Nil to eligible applicants
Accredited Course: Yes

Upcoming courses

Locations are selected on a ‘demand’ basis.
Course dates are then established and advised.


  • Confidently carry out sampling procedures
  • Interpret agronomic advice
  • Implement recommended cultural practices in the field.

Pre-approved applicants will be funded through the specific NSW training program applied under.

This course is a blend of online and face-to-face training.

  • Pre-workshop online component (reading and video, short quizzes and assessment)
  • Workshop 1 (two days)
  • Pre-workshop component (one quiz, two practical investigations)
  • Workshop 2 (two days)

You must hold a Level 3 Chemical Application to attend this course.

You must meet the eligibility requirements of the NSW funded training program applied under to secure your subsidised training.

This course is aligned to the following national units of competency:

  • AHCBAC404 -  Plan and implement agricultural crop maintenance
  • AHCSOL401 -  Sample soils and interpret results
  • AHCSOL202 -  Assist with soil or growing media sampling and testing

Successful completion of assessment tasks will result in achieving a Statement of Attainment containing units of competency that can contribute to several nationally recognised qualifications

Additional Information

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