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Level: 2

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 7.00

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Tuition (£): 145.00*

Exams (£): 55.00**

Interview: N

Course Summary

This is a foundation theory course for pesticide application. The foundation module should be studied prior to any other FEPA module.

Entry requirements

The minimum age for candidates taking this course is 16 years. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Course Content

The course will cover:

  • Current legislation
  • Personal hygiene
  • Preparing pesticides for use
  • Transport and storage of pesticides
  • Disposal techniques
  • Record keeping
  • Interpreting product labels and literature
  • Selecting and using protective clothing
  • Dealing with contamination
  • Environmental safety

How will I be assessed?

There is an online GOLA computer-based multi-choice theory test set by NPTC. The test will be on a separate day from the training and test dates will be issued during the training day.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Writing materials
  • Lunch (there will be facilities on site if you wish to purchase your lunch here)

What can I do after this course?

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Agriculture and a wide variety of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.
** Exam - This fee is to cover the cost of registration with the relevant awarding body.

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