The Registered Soil Practitioner – Soil Management training ensures soil practitioners can implement fit for purpose soil sampling and interpretation to improve the quality of soil data, reduce soil input and management costs and improve soil productivity.
Gain the knowledge and skill to take soil samples and give accurate recommendations based on those samples.
Upcoming field training locations (Dates TBC) Qld, NT, SA, Vic and WA.
Who is it for?
Soil practitioners who provide advice to landholders, including agronomists, farm advisors, agricultural consultants and extension officers, as well as policy officers who deal with soils within their work context.
This training connects you with soil management skills and knowledge across four modules:
Download: RSP Training Syllabus (pdf)
Members $2,090.91 ex. GST
Non-members $ 2,818.18 ex of GST
Having your team trained has a range of benefits.
RSP – Soil Management Training compliments the RSP – Soil Management Accreditation, helping soil professionals address gaps in their training and expertise on the pathway to accreditation.
Completion of the training does not guarantee accreditation, and participants interested in accreditation are encouraged to speak to the RSP Accreditation team.
Successful completion of all training requirements indicates the fields of knowledge for RSP – Soil Management accreditation have been met, but there is also a prerequisite of past experience working within the RSP-SM context.
Provided you have the requisite work experience; successful completion of assessment qualifies you for accreditation.
The development of the Registered Soil Practitioner training and accreditation has been funded by as part of the National Soil Strategy, Interim Action Plan: Enhancing Soil Education and Expertise. Learn more about the Enhancing Soil Education and Expertise program.
It builds on the work of the Cooperative Research Centre for High Performance Soils (Soil CRC).