Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides (PA1) (NPTC 0216-49)
This is a foundation theory course for pesticide application. The foundation module should be studied prior to any other FEPA module.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
This is a foundation theory course for those interested in pesticide application. The foundation module should be studied prior to any other FEPA module.
The minimum age for candidates taking this course is 16 years. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
What will you learn?
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 you learn?
This course will be delivered on-site at Broomfield Hall.
What will you need to bring with you?
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)
How will you be assessed?
There is an online GOLA computer-based multi-choice theory test set by NPTC. The test will be on the same day as the training.
DCG 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 DCG part-time prospectus for a full list and details.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information, contact DCG on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Agricultural Machinery Drivers
Managers and Proprietors in Agriculture and Horticulture
Agricultural and Fishing Trades
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Course Information Last Updated On: December 1, 2023 3:57 pm