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Spraying - Safe use and Handling of Chemicals - PA1 Foundation course.

This is a one day course is a must for those who wishing to gain the NPTC PA 1, safe use and handling of chemicals certificate of competency and the foundation module for all pesticide application modules. Legislation requires anyone who uses pesticides in the course of employment or business to have received adequate instruction and to be competent in the duties undertaken. This course leads to the NPTC PA1 assessment and is the foundation module for pesticide training. Application modules can be added as required. This course leads to the NPTC PA1 assessment.


Course prerequisite: None but delegates must have good basic reading and maths skills

Certificating Body: City and Guilds Landbased  NPTC. NRoSo points are available

Course Length: 1 day

Course Times: 9.30am to 4.00pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Various

Cost: £130 + VAT + Certification Cost

Venue: Marsh Hill Centre, Marsh, Aylesbury. HP17 8ST or to suit client

Maximum Trainees: 6

Course Aims: 

  • To develop knowledge covering the requirements of current legislation.
  •  Learn how to use pesticides appropriately and safely and keep proper records.
  •  Understand how to store pesticides correctly.
  •  Learn how to clean equipment and dispose of unwanted pesticides and containers.
  •  Cover procedures for dealing with contamination and poisoning incidents.

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