Soil Science Australia


Soil Science Australia (SSA) in collaboration with the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) have developed the Australia Soil Science Fundamentals Examination.  The exam is a required part of the application process to become a Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS) in Australia.

The Performance Objectives (PO) are intended to help prospective soil science professionals to prepare for the Fundamentals Exam, which was developed by Soil Science Australia (SSA) in collaboration with the Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). Soil Science Australia considers the performance objectives to be the minimum professional competencies required by soil scientists working on environmental and agricultural problems in Australia.  To download a copy of the performance objectives please click here.



Fall 2016 Exam
December 5, 2016

Registration Dates:
October 18 - November 21, 2016