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FACTS Turf training courses

STRI offer a dedicated course for the FACTS Turf qualification, to understand plant nutrition, fertiliser types, environmental issues and legislation.

FACTS is a four day training course which covers all aspects and issues of fertiliser application to turf. The course concludes with an exam on the fifth day.

The FACTS Turf qualification has been designed for anyone providing advice on fertiliser application to sports and amenity turf. Qualification is obtained by evidence of understanding of plant nutrition and fertiliser types, environmental issues and legislation.


Granular fertiliser on young plant

Granular fertiliser on young plant


The FACTS Fertiliser Certificate of Competence is the national qualification for all those advising on the use of fertiliser products. The qualification is certificated by BASIS and advisers holding the certificate become members of the BASIS Professional Register and FACTS Annual Scheme.

Training will take place at STRI’s Head Office and research facility in Bingley.

2017 dates :

13-15 November (teaching)

7-8 December (teaching and exam on 8th Dec)

If you require any further information regarding the course, or would like to reserve a place, please email or call 01274 565131



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