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NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe use of Pesticides (Units PA1 & PA6)

KEITS Safe use of pesticides course

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NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe use of Pesticides (Units PA1 & PA6)

Legislation insists that anyone using pesticides in a commercial and business setting must hold the PA1 and PA6 certificates for safe use of pesticides. KEITS are proud to offer the NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe use of Pesticides (Units PA1 & PA6).

Safe use of Pesticide: Foundation Unit PA1

You will be introduced to current legislation, selection of the correct Personal Protective Equipment and how to safely store, transport and handle pesticides.  If your job involves applying pesticides in a commercial role such as forestry, agriculture, horticulture or greenkeeping then you are legally required by the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations (2012) to have this National Proficiency Test Council PA1 (Foundation) Certificate.

Safe use of Pesticide: Unit PA6a – Operating Pedestrian Hand Held Applicators Fitted with Hydraulic Nozzles or Rotary Atomisers to Apply Pesticides to Land

You will learn the skills required to apply pesticides to land using various types of handheld applicators. If you are involved in the application of pesticides in a commercial role in forestry, agriculture, horticulture or greenkeeping you are legally required by the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations (2012) to have this National Proficiency Test Council PA6a (Hand Held Applicators) Certificate. 

It is obligatory that you have passed Unit PA1 before proceeding with assessment.

Safe use of Pesticide: Unit PA6AW - Operating Pedestrian Hand Held Applicators fitted with Hydraulic Nozzles or Rotary Atomisers to Apply Pesticides to or Near Water (PA6AW)

You will gain the skills required to apply pesticides to or near water using various types of handheld applicators. If you are required to apply pesticides in a commercial role in forestry, agriculture, horticulture or greenkeeping you are legally required by the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations (2012) to have this National Proficiency Test Council PA6aw (Hand Held Applicators) Certificate. 

It is obligatory that you have passed Unit PA1 before proceeding with assessment.

Safe Application of Pesticides: Unit PA2 - Using Self Propelled, Mounted, Trailed Horizontal Boom Sprayers

For those who are required to use self propelled, mounted or horizontal boom sprayers as part of their daily role applying pesticides in a commercial environment. It is a legal requirement by the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations (2012) to take this qualification if you are applying pesticides in this way and during this course you will learn all the required skills to meet those requirements. 

It is obligatory that you have passed Unit PA1 before proceeding with assessment.

Ground Control Certificate in the Safe Use of Grounds Maintenance Machinery: GCMM10

Ground Control Safe Use of Hand Held strimmer – GC03

This qualification is designed for those who trim hedges or verges as part of their work role, for example local authority grounds maintenance staff, contractors, groundsmen, and amenity horticultural staff.

Ground Control Safe Use of brushcutter Strimmer – GC05

The Brushcutter and Strimmer training course is designed for people who wish to work, or are currently working in, the agricultural, horticultural, arboricultural, landscaping and grounds maintenance industries, or those using strimmers or brushcutters for domestic and leisure activities.

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KEITS Training Services Limited, Registered Office: 10 London Mews, London, W2 1HY. Registered in England. Company Registration No 3387664.