Pesticide Application (NPTC) - PA1 Foundation

Location Start Date Day Time Fees Duration
Pershore 13-Sep-2017 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)
Pershore 11-Oct-2017 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)
Pershore 08-Nov-2017 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)
Pershore 10-Jan-2018 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)
Pershore 07-Feb-2018 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)
Pershore 07-Mar-2018 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)
Pershore 11-Apr-2018 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)
Pershore 09-May-2018 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)
Pershore 13-Jun-2018 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)
Pershore 18-Jul-2018 Wed 09:00 - 16:30 £225.00 1 Day(s)

What will I study?

This course is the first step to gaining your spraying qualification and must be completed successfully before any other modules can be undertaken  

You will be taught the foundation skills needed to start your journey 

What modules are covered?

Course content consists of: Current pesticide legislation

Personal hygiene concerning pesticide use Preparing pesticides for application Correct storage and transport and of pesticides Disposal techniques Record keeping Interpreting product labels and literature Selecting and using protective clothing Dealing with contamination Environmental safety.

What qualifications will I get?

PA1 is a prerequisite to progress onto other courses.

How will I be assessed?

Is an online multi choice test and is held at the college. Test dates will be issued during your training day. The Foundation Module FEPA PA1 must be passed prior to taking any other FEPA test. Further FEPA training can however be undertaken prior to testing.

What is the entry process?

For more information about getting on to the course, please contact us via any of the methods listed at the top right of this page.

What else do I need to know?

This Foundation course must be studied prior to attending any further NPTC pesticide courses.

If your job involves applying pesticides in a commercial role then you are legally required by the chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD) (Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986) to take this qualification.

What can I do after this course?

Other Pesticide application courses.

Got a question about this course?

Call: 0300 45 600 49 or email us now

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