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NPTC PA1 Pesticide Foundation – Level 2

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

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Agriculture
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 7.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £145
Exam: £55
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/nptc-pa1-pesticide-foundation-level-2
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Course Information for Students

This is a foundation theory course for 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.

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

This course will be delivered on on-site.

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)

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.

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.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:27 pm