Safe use of pesticides – PA1

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Our one day training course in the Safe use of pesticides – PA1  is for you if you are employed within the agriculture or horticulture industries, and if you are responsible for the storage, handling and application of pesticides.   This course will help you develop your knowledge of health and safety and legislation enabling you to work safely and effectively out in the field.

For  further information on this course  please see details below.The price  does not include the  C&G/NPTC qualification.  We  can arrange this for you if  required:

Next Course February 2018, click through Calandar to book.  To enquire about  other dates or  request further information:

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Safe use of pesticides – PA1 :

This Course  prepares you  for the  Foundation module: , you will need to complete this  before proceeding to any  further modules.

1) Identify those key aspects of legislation which apply to the use of pesticides.
2) Identify the precautions necessary to use a product safely, using product label information.
3) Identify, select and understand the maintenance and storage of the correct personal protective equipment for use with a
particular product as determined by a label and/or COSHH risk assessment. Follow appropriate personal hygiene procedures
to prevent personal contamination. Follow the appropriate procedures for dealing with accidental personal contamination.
4) Understand the correct procedures for the storage of pesticides.
5) Understand the correct procedures for the disposal of empty pesticide containers, surplus pesticide and washings.
6) Understand the records that must be kept.
7) Understand the situations where pesticide application may pose a risk to people or the environment.


After you have received Safe use of pesticides – PA1 training you will need to be independently assessed, usually at your business site by a City & Guilds/NPTC assessor or by  taking a Lantra Awards assesment. Further information on this is available when you book your course – you can book your assessment with your  local provider or we  can arrange this for you.  There is an additional cost for  Assessment  not  covered in the training fee.