Safe Use of Pesticides


PA1: Safe Use of Pesticides

Who is the course for?

This course is a necessity for all those employed in agriculture or commercial/amenity horticulture who are involved in the storage, handling and application of pesticides. Course members should be able to read.


To enable course members to:

  • Develop knowledge covering the requirements of current legislation
  • Learn how to use pesticides appropriately and safely, and keep proper records
  • Understand how to store pesticides correctly
  • Learn how to clean equipment, and dispose of unwanted pesticides and containers
  • Cover procedures for dealing with contamination and poisoning incidents

All Without Risk to self or others.

Course Details:

Certification:  Successful completion of this course will prepare trainees for assessment for NPTC Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1) Foundation Unit

Duration: 1 Day including NPTC GOLA assessment

Minimum of 6 candidates – Maximum of 12 candidates

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