PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides NPTC / City and Guilds 5 November 2018

PA1 - Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides NPTC / City and Guilds 5 November 2018

Yorkshire North East

  • 5 November 2018

18 Duke Street Settle North Yorkshire BD24 9DN

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Due to changes in legislation, everyone who uses pesticides in a professional context will have to complete a suite of pesticide qualifications. This applies to those of you if you work in agriculture, horticulture, countryside, grounds maintenance, fores

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    Due to changes in legislation, everyone who uses pesticides in a professional context will have to complete a suite of pesticide qualifications. This applies to those of you if you work in agriculture, horticulture, countryside, grounds maintenance, forestry, gamekeeping, leisure, railway etc.

    The PA1 is a mandatory foundation unit that must be completed before you can go onto completing an application unit of which there are many. The course covers your legal responsibilities; risks associated with pesticides; storing, handling, mixing chemicals; calibration; using and cleaning equipment; disposing of chemical waste; safe working practices; emergency actions; health monitoring and record keeping.

     
    Learning Outcomes


    By the end of the course you should be able to:
    1) Understand the legislative requirements and Codes of Practice relating to the use of pesticides.
    2) Understand the relevance of product information.
    3) Understand how to minimise the risk of human contamination and implement emergency procedures.
    4) Understand how to store and transport pesticides safely.
    5) Understand how to manage and dispose of surplus pesticide and waste management.
    6) Understand the recordkeeping requirements.
    7) Understand how to minimise the risk of environmental contamination and implement emergency procedures.

    Equally, if you have a group of people we can put a date together just for you.

    Certification: Award in Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 (this certificate will not qualify you to apply pesticides)

    Lowe Maintenance will provide all equipment required for the training and online exam. One day for the training. 1 hrs approximately for the assessment (at the end of the training day). Award in Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 (this certificate will not qualify you to apply pesticides).