Assessment Fees.

Vale Training Services offer a selection of assessments options, to meet the clients individual and specific needs. We currently offer Lantra, NPTC and National Plant Operators Scheme (NPORS). These are all nationally recognised bodies. We can also offer assessments from other awarding bodies through partner businesses. We appreciate some of our assessment fees are not the cheapest, but we endeavour to have test carried quickly.

Fee Rates:

National Plant Operators Scheme (NPORS) £25 per candidate.

Lantra fees, on application to the office.


Assessment Charges at 1/9/13 Pesticide Assessment registration Assessment fee:

PA1 Safe Use of Pesticides Registration £30. Test £ 35.00

PA2A Safe Use of Boom Sprayers Registration £30. Test £140.00

PA4 Granule Applicator (granule pesticide or slug pellets)Registration £30. Test £105.00

PA6A Safe Use of Hand Held Applicators, Registration £30. Test £ 90.00

PA6AW Water Application only, Registration £30. Test £60.00 if taken with PA6A, £95 if taken on its own

Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting (CS30) Registration £45.00. Test £105.00

Felling Small Trees (CS31)Registration £30.00. Test £110.00

Tree Climbing & Rescue (CS38)Registration £45.00. Test £105.00

Felling Medium Trees (CS32)Registration £30.00. Test £150.00

Chainsaw from a Rope & Harness (CS39) Registration £30.00. Test £105.00

Above assessment fees are based on full assessor days. Prices may vary if assessment numbers are lower

PA1 Assessment- Foundation Module (Theory) - This is an online multi choice GOLA test taken on either a laptop or desk based computer. It comprises 33 questions and 1 hour is allowed for completion. This test must be passed before practical assessments can be taken and on it own does not allow the operator to spray under current legislation

PA6a Assessment- Knapsack Sprayer (Practical) - A practical assessment with either a knapsack sprayer or CDA equipment lasting approximately 1 ½ to 2 hours.

Use of Veterinary Medicines NPTC Registration £30 Online Assessment £45.00 Practical Assessment on application but around £80.00

Safe Use of Sheep Dips NPTC Registration £26 Online Assessment £45.00 Practical Assessment around £65.00

Machinery NPTC Registration per category.Tractor Driving,ATV Assessments, Mowers, Hedgetrimmers,Forklift Truck,Other machinery modules, POA

Transport of Animals NPTC Registration and Online Assessment - Short/Long Journey £65

NPTC Long Journey Practical Assessments around £95per module and delegatge Other Modules available on application