AOSA Certification of Analysts

AOSA Certification of Analysts

Purpose: CSA certification is an accreditation program that grants professional recognition to individuals that qualify for and pass the certification exams that demonstrate their skill and expertise in the field of seed analysis.

Objectives:

  • Establish recognized standards of knowledge and skills required for seed analysis professionals.
  • Formally recognize and acknowledge individuals who achieve these standards.
  • Promote training, continuing education, and professional development.

Committee Chairs

Leanne Duncan
CFIA Saskatoon Laboratory
Seed Science & Technology Section
301-421 Downey Rd.
Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 4L8
Phone: 306-385-4858
Fax: 306-305-4944
Email: Leanne.Duncan@inspection.gc.ca

AOSA Exam Content & Preparation

Analysts preparing for the purity and germination exams should download the Consolidated Exam Content Information document and the seed identification list.  The separate SCST and AOSA Study Guides contain  excellent and useful information that can be used to prepare for the exams while the Consolidated Exam Study Guide is finalized.

Consolidated Exam Content Information

Seed Identification List 

RST, CVT, CPT, CSA Study Guide

UBP & Mixing and Dividing Checklist

To Become a CSA, CSA-G or CSA-P:

Analysts who wish to become CSA, CSA-G or CSA-P need to fulfill the requirements to qualify to take the exam and submit the application to AOSA.

CSA, CSA-G or CSA-P Examination Application

Please submit your completed application to:

Association of Official Seed Analysts
653 Constitution Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 870-2412
Email: aosa@aosaseed.com

Need to Retake a CSA, CSA-G or CSA-P Exam?

Analysts who are needing to re-take an exam for any reason, should download the CSA, CSA-G or CSA-P Re-Exam Application and submit it to AOSA.

CSA, CSA-G or CSA-P Re-Examination Application

Please submit your completed application to:

Association of Official Seed Analysts
653 Constitution Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 870-2412
Email: aosa@aosaseed.com

 

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