Safe Use of Pesticides

Date(s) - 01/04/2018
All Day

Three Rivers Golf Club


Duration: 1 day – for experienced operators
2 days – for those with little or no experience
Who is the Course For? Anyone employed in agriculture, horticulture, landscaping and
grounds maintenance who is involved in the storage, handling and
application of pesticides. Course members should be able to

A code of practice specifies the knowledge and skills
required of a competent operator.
To provide training for those required to undertake the
NPTC assessment: PA1 – Safe Use of Pesticides
Instructor/Trainee Ratio: Max: 1:12 Min 1:6
Course Content:

Current Legislation
Interpreting labels and literature
Personal Hygiene
Selecting and using protective clothing
Preparing pesticides for use
Storing pesticides
Transport and temporary storage of pesticides
Disposing of empty containers, surplus unused pesticides and washing
Keeping records
Environmental factors


Bookings are closed for this event.