Level A

Target Participants:

Fertcare A is suitable for people involved in the direct handling of fertilizers, particularly in relation to storage, handling, professional application and general rural merchandise roles.  

Subject Matter:

Level A training requires the completion of a compulsory core module - Product Knowledge - which provides a basic understanding of fertilizer compost and soil ameliorant products including:
  • Physical identification
  • Understanding labels
  • Storage and handling characteristics
  • The main environmental and food safety risks

Level A also has two elective units:

  • Storage - covers topics such as regulations, solid and liquid fertilizer storage issues, and port operations
  • Application - participants can choose from broadcast spreading of solid fertilizer, banding solid and liquid fertilizer or boom liquid fertilizer application methods.

Accessing Fertcare A Training:

All Fertcare A modules are delivered via a contemporary web platform, hosted by NSW DPI’s, Tocal College which can be accessed HERE .

The course is available to anyone. Members of Fertilizer Australia and AFSA are eligible for a discount on course costs.

The cost for twelve months access to all the Fertcare A training resources is $900 +GST per person. Members receive a $70 discount code when they request a code from the Fertcare Customer Service Manager (E: monique.thomson@fertilizer.org.au). 

Participants are able to register and pay for the Fertcare A training with a credit card HERE. After the payment has been authorised, you can access the training resources immediately.


If you change employment after you have completed Fertcare training, you are asked to advise the Fertcare Customer Service Manager of the change (P: 02 6230 6987 E: info@fertilizer.org.au)

Fertcare® is a registered trade mark, action will be taken against organisations or individuals for unauthorized use.