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ProSoils - Grain (Agskilled)

23 February 2018

ProSoils - Grain - Management of soils and plant nutrition

This nationally accredited training is delivered in partnership with Tocal College and funded through the AgSkilled program funded by NSW Government, with industry partners the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) and Cotton Australia.

There are no course fees for eligible participants from NSW.


This course is suited to agronomists (resellers and independent consultants) and farm managers in the grain industry whom are seeking excellence in the management of soils and plant nutrition rather than the basic sales agronomy training which is traditionally offered.


Leading independent specialists:

  • Dr Chris Dowling (broadacre soils and plant nutrition) from Back Paddock
  • Christian Bannan, Soil Physicist from SE Soil & Water


Locations and Timings:-

  • Temora  10th April 2018
  • Trangie  12th April 2018
  • Moree 8th May 2018
  • Tamworth 10th May 2018
  • Griffith 15th May 2018

    Numbers for each course are limited so Click here to express interest in your preferred course


    What makes this course different?

    At Back Paddock, we understand that everyone learns differently so we have made sure that our professionally designed courses that we offer online are:

    Interactive – Online training is not done in isolation and engaging with your online colleagues pays dividends. Everyone has valuable comments to make and questions to ask.

    Blended Learning … for better, long-term retention of information - having more control over the pace at which you can learn, and as well as the opportunity to revisit course content as needed. In addition, the video and audio materials used in our online learning can also make the whole learning process more fun, yet effective.

    Practical, relevant and suitable for a range of skill and experience levels – our courses have been developed in conjunction with industry experts so you can be sure that when the course is finished you can apply the knowledge you have gained in a practical way. If you are hungry to learn more there are lots of neat little calculators, apps and external content for you to be able to sink your teeth into.  Your knowledge is also tested throughout the course so that you are confident to apply your new skills in the workplace.

    External Industry Specialists – to make sure you get the very best of information during your course, we use our industry connections to bring in external expertise in different specialist areas all in the one area.

    Trainer Support – Our online training courses has a Trainer that you can contact at any time to help you with any queries. Everyone needs help at times and this one-to-one contact ensures that you are not left in a learning vacuum where you are unsure about any aspects.

    And another benefit of our course ….

    Are you looking for your Fertcare Accredited Adviser (FAA) qualification? The core content of this ProSoils course meets all of the competency requirements for Fertcare Accredited Adviser (FAA) qualification – yes – you read correctly … ALL of the requirements, and, can you believe it … in this one course.




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