BETA Conservation Management

BETA Conservation Management

Accredited Course
Basis and NROSO Points Available | Level 5


This is a three day course to complete the core modules and one specialism which is required to pass the course. An additional day is needed to complete both specialisms.

The course is aimed at agronomists, land agents, farm managers and conservation advisers preparing them to advise and implement effective farmland conservation management. This aspect of farming is becoming as important as production and it is likely that this course will become a requirement for advisers delivering agri-environment schemes in the future.

The course is a compulsory part of the BASIS diploma with four core modules and two specialisms.

June 2022

Course: 21st-24th June 2022
Exams: 30th June & 1st July 2022 – online

October 2022 (ONLINE)

Course: 25th-28th October 2022
Exams: 3rd & 4th November 2022.

This course is ONLINE only

November 2022

Course: 22nd-25th November 2022
Exams: 1st & 2nd December – online


  • Farmland, Wildlife and Habitats – Conservation and Improvement.
  • Farming and the Wider Environment.
  • Soil Management.
  • Water and Environmental Protection.


  • Natural and biological control, pollinators and soil life.
  • Environmental hazards and risk management of using pesticides on farm.


  • Key habitats and species, habitat management, restoration and creation.
  • Landscape scale management, planning agri-environment schemes.

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