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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.

Course dates 2020/21

Please note: the APRIL 21 course is entirely online and in each case the exam is online. We are constantly reviewing restrictions and will update all delegates accordingly.

April 2021 (ONLINE)

Course: 6-9th April 2021
Exam: 15th April 2021

June 2021

Course: 22nd-25th June 2021
Exam: 1st July 2021

November 2021

Course: 23rd-26th Nov 2021
Exam: 2nd Dec 2021


  • 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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