NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1) Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Agriculture and Animal Care

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study
Mode of Study
Part Time Day
Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£165.00

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Start Date

Start Date
20 February 2023

Day(s)
Day(s)
Monday
Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
17:00

Duration

Duration
1 day

In a nutshell

This course covers a varied and in-depth information on the use and disposal of pesticides.

It is a mandatory foundation unit covering the legislation of using pesticides and must be completed before embarking on any other NPTC pesticides course.

This course is for...

...Anyone whose job involves applying pesticides

...Anyone who wants to develop their knowlegde

...Anyone who wants to develop their skills

Course content

Legislation requires anyone who uses pesticides in the course of employment or business to have received adequate instruction and to be competent in the duties undertaken. This requirement applies to both the safe use and handling of pesticides and the application method(s) used. Each person will need to undertake the foundation module (PA1) and a relevant application module.

You will cover:

  • Legislation
  • Interpreting product label information
  • Personal safety and contamination
  • Pesticide and container storage
  • Disposal
  • Record keeping
  • Environmental factors

Entry Requirements

You don’t need any previous experience but you must be 16 or over.

Additional information

You will take an online test that takes approximately 1 hour.

You should do this course in conjunction with either PA6 or PA2 or both.

The length of course is 1 day with an on line assessment usually at the end of the day.

Where can I study NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1) Level 2?

UCEU0154AF
Usk Campus
(Part Time Day)
Start Date: 20 February 2023

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