Exams

All nutrient management certificate and licence exams are offered monthly throughout the province.  The schedule of dates and locations is below. Please note registration for exams will close 10 Business days prior to the exam date.

Nutrient management exams:

  • Agricultural Operation Strategy or Plan Development Certificate (AOSPDC)
  • Broker Certificate
    • Broker Certificate exam is also offered at the end of the Broker certificate classroom course.
  • Non-Agriculture Source Material (NASM) Plan Development Certificate
  • Nutrient Application Technician Licence
    • Nutrient Application Technician Licence exam is also offered at the end of the Nutrient Application Technician classroom course.
  • Prescribed Materials Application Business (PMAB) Licence
    • PMAB Licence exam is also offered at the end of the PMAB Licence classroom course.
    • successfully completing your PMAB Licence exam will allow you to apply for both the PMAB Licence and Technician Licence, if you so choose. (effective November 4, 2011)

Exam Fee:

$150.00

IMPORTANT

Due to the provincial lockdown restrictions, in-person Nutrient Management courses and exams are postponed until at least March 2021.

Online course and exam options are available for people needing to renew their certificate or licence before April 30, 2021. 

 

Until we are able to offer in person exams we will temporarily offer online exams for individuals who need to renew their current licence or certificate before April 30, 2021. Registration closes the Thursday prior to the exam date. Please call 1-855-648-1444 to register for one of the listed exams. 

Online Exam schedule.

Exam Name Date Time
Broker Certificate Exam February 16, 2021 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
PMAB Licence Exam February 18, 2021  9:00 a.m. - Noon
Broker Certificate Exam February 24, 2021 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
PMAB Licence Exam February 25, 2021 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Any Exam March 2, 2021 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Any Exam March 4, 2021 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Any Exam March 9, 2021 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Any Exam March 11, 2021 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Any Exam March 16, 2021 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Any Exam March 18, 2021 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Any Exam March 30, 2021 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Any Exam April 1, 2021 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Exam Schedule (In-person)

Date Location
Mar 4, 2021 The Internet
Mar 11, 2021 Ridgetown
Apr 9, 2021 Ridgetown
Apr 9, 2021 Woodstock
May 4, 2021 Ridgetown
Jun 2, 2021 Ridgetown
Jun 2, 2021 Woodstock
Jun 2, 2021 Wallaceburg

Register for exam:

Registration deadline is 10 business days prior to the exam date.

Online

Login to your online account to register for exam

Telephone

1-855-648-1444

Mail

exam registration form

Mitton House

University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus

Attn: Mary Marg McDonald

120 Main St. East

Fax

exam registration form

519-674-1512
(if paying with Visa or MasterCard)

Exam Policy

  • You must attempt your licence/certification exam within two years of taking the prerequisite courses. The exam can be scheduled at any time during the two year period
  • A passing grade on all exams is 75% or greater. If you do not achieve a passing grade, you will not be able to apply for a certificate and/or licence.

 

You are allowed a total of three attempts to complete the exam successfully. 

You must complete these attempts within two years of the date you completed the regulatory course.  You can schedule your second exam attempt at any time after your first attempt. If you fail the second time you write the exam, you must wait three months before you write the third (last) time, to allow time for you to improve your knowledge of the subject matter.  If you fail the third time you attempt the exam, you will need to start the certification process again.

Reviewed 02/04/2021

Contact

Business Development Centre
University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus
120 Main St. E
Ridgetown, ON N0P 2C0
1-855-648-1444
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This Project is funded by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs