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NPTC 216 49 (PA1) Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides.

  • LEVEL 2

Course Overview

If your job involves applying pesticides in a commercial role then you are legally required by the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations (2012) to take the PA1 qualification.

For more information, or to make a booking, please call 01628 827317 or email

This course is running on the following dates:
12th December 2023
9th January 2024
6th February 2024
1st March 2024
9th April 2024

Course Code


Course Fee
Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course

Course information

The course will cover the legislative requirements and codes of practice relating to the use of pesticides, the relevance of product information. You will learn how to minimise the risk of human contamination and implement emergency procedures, how to store and transport pesticides safely and how to manage and dispose of surplus pesticide and waste materials. How to keep records and how to minimise the risk of environmental contamination and implement emergency procedures.

1 Day

Theory in the classroom

Online assessment (1 Hour Exam)

The candidate to successfully complete and pass the online e-volve test before they can register for any of the further pesticide qualifications (0216-50 to 0216-63)

Level 2

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