PESTICIDES


Boom sparying 

Pesticides are very widely and successfully used in land-based industries, but they can be potentially harmful substances, therefore it is essential that they are handled, applied and stored correctly.


For all those working within the agriculture or horticulture industries, and who are responsible for the storage, handling and application of pesticides. These courses will prepare you for the relevant NPTC/City and Guilds certification that are now required.

Spraying fruit trees

Pesticide application operations designed for users in a range of industries and work environments, including: agriculture, forestry, horticulture, landscaping, parks and public gardens require NPTC assessment

The titles of the units have been changed but are still commonly known as those listed below.

Related Courses:

NB Independent NPTC assessment follows each of the courses listed above

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Module PA1 This is a mandatory foundation module:

Course content:

Assessment: Independent NPTC assessment follows this course

Course duration: One day

Maximum number of trainees per course: Twelve

Price: per person


Training                                £120.00 +VAT
NPTC Assessment     price on application        

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses

Module PA2 - Practical ground crop spraying applications (mounted or trailed)

Assessment: Independent NPTC assessment follows this course

Course duration: One day

Maximum number of trainees per course: Six

Price: per person
Training                                £100.00 +VAT 
NPTC assessment    price on application

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses

Module PA3  Broadcast sprayer or boom sprayer, horizontal or vertical plane with or without air assistance (Fruit bush and tree spraying)

Assessment:Independent NPTC assessment follows this course

 Course duration: One day

Price: per person
Training                                £100.00 +VAT 
NPTC assessment    price on application

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses

Maximum number of trainees per course: Six

Module PA4 Pesticide granule and/or pellet application

Assessment: Independent NPTC assessment follows this course

Course duration: One day

Maximum number of trainees per course: Six

Price: per person
Training                                £100.00 +VAT 
NPTC assessment    price on application

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses

Module PA5  Boat mounted applicators

Assessment: Independent NPTC assessment follows this course

Course duration: One day

Maximum number of trainees per course: Six

Price: per person
Training                                £100.00 +VAT 
NPTC assessment    price on application

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses

Module PA6 Hand held applicators

Assessment: Independent NPTC assessment follows this course

Course duration: One day

Maximum number of trainees per course: Six

 Price: per person
Training                                £100.00 +VAT 
NPTC assessment    price on application

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses

Module PA9 Fogging, misting and smokes (including formaldehyde)

Assessment: Independent NPTC assessment follows this course

Course duration: One day

Maximum number of trainees per course: Six

Course duration:

Maximum number of trainees per course: Six

Price: per person
Training                                £100.00 +VAT 
NPTC assessment    price on application

Discounts maybe available for in-house courses

Course content for modules PA2, PA3, PA4, PA5, PA6 & PA9:


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