Fertiliser Advisors, Certification and Training Scheme (Facts)

Fertasa administers a fertiliser advisors’ training course, which is a distance learning course. The course is aimed at improving the skills of fertilizer advisors. Candidates are drawn from the private, government, agri-business and co-operative sectors in South Africa as well as its neighbouring countries. The course is open to all interested persons.
Hermien Wouda (see contact details below) administers this course. All queries can be directed to her.

Please click on the following links for detailed information on the BASOS/FACTS Course:

What you need to know
Information on modules
Exam and Re-Exam Information
2022 Exam Schedule
Basos Exam Centres
Study Material
Policies and Rules
Pay Your Study Fees 

IMPORTANT: Full payment of the BASOS/FACTS Course must be made within 60 days from date of registration. Failing to do so will result in automatic cancellation of your registration.

Guidelines to Register

Guidelines for the registration process

  • The following link will take you to our online registration form: Online Basos-Facts Course Registration 
  • Complete all the fields as required and click on “Register” and you will receive a user name and password
  • You can either request an invoice or upload the proof of payment whereupon an email will be sent to the BASOS admin team to activate your access to the BASOS-FACTS exam page
  • You will then receive an email notification of your activation whereupon you can either click on the link provided or log in with your username and password

Erratum 5.4 Bemesting van mielies

FH 5.4.4 Fertilization of Maize – OLD GUIDELINES

Hermien Wouda

Tel: 012 349 1450
E-mail: basos@fertasa.co.za 



Top Achievers for the BASOS/FACTS Course in 2018

David Taverna-Turisan (Student) and Frans Joubert (BASOS/FACTS Course Leader)









Wilbri Vorster (Student) and Frans Joubert (BASOS/FACTS Course Leader)