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Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides (PA1)



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Part time

Start Date



1 day



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Course Overview

This Foundation (Theory) Module qualification is a legal requirement in order to progress onto other spraying related modules, such as:PA6 Handheld Knapsack Pesticide Applicator PA2 Tractor Mounted Boom SprayerIf you are an employer and require one or more employees to enrol onto this course please contact 0845 345 2235 or

What will I learn?

The following topics will be covered: legislation, interpreting instructions on product labels, personal safety and PPE, safe storage and disposal of surplus mixed pesticides, record keeping and environmental factors.

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

Assessment is by a multiple-choice exam on a laptop, and will take place during the afternoon of the course. There is no alternative to this method of assessment.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Additional Costs and Information

The purpose of the assessment is to prove occupational competence; further charges will apply if re-assessment is required.

If you have any questions please contact 0845 345 2235 Option 1 or

The course is a full day, 9am to 5pm, and is held at our Lackham Campus on the following dates:

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