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Pesticides – Award in Safe Use Foundation Module (PA1)

Level 2

Course code: F21P474
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 1 day
Subject area: Adult Short Courses,Pesticides
Location: Holme Lacy
Full Cost - £170.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This one day course covers the theory knowledge required for the Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides Foundation Module (PA1). This is the pre-requisite for the PA2, PA3, PA4 and PA6 courses.



What qualification will I gain?

Award in Safe Use of Pesticides Foundation Module (PA1)

What you could do next

On achievement of this qualification, candidates can progress onto PA6, PA6AW or PA2.

Popular modules

  • 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

Key facts

I day course


9am to 5.30pm at Holme Lacy College.


Dates: 4th Sept 2023; 12th Sept 2023; 12th Feb 2024; 15th April 2024; 21st May 2024; 8th July 2024.


Full cost – £170 including the assessment

Assessment methods

This training day will incorporate the NPTC Evolve online assessment scheduled to commence at 4.30pm.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be 19 years or above to enrol on this course.