PA1 Pesticide Training

Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides (PA1)

City & Guilds NPTC

Who is the course designed for?

This course is essential for all those involved in the storage, handling and application of pesticides. It is a City & Guilds requirement that learners should be able to speak and read English (to understand product labels & complete computer assessment). This award is a pre-requisite for the suite of Pesticide Application Awards.

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Course Objectives:

To enable course members to:

  • Know the legislative requirements and codes of practice relating to the use of pesticides
  • Understand the relevance of product information
  • Know how to minimise the risk of human contamination and implement emergency procedures
  • Know how to store and transport pesticides safely
  • Know how to manage and dispose of surplus pesticide and waste materials
  • Know the record keeping requirements
  • Know how to minimise the risk of environmental contamination and implement emergency procedures


Duration: 1 Day Training + 1 Hour Assessment on a separate day (all classroom based)

Cost: £217.95 (including VAT)

Pass rates: We achieve 94% pass rates on Pesticide courses.

Instructor/Trainee Ratio: Max 1:12

Want more Information?: Check out our guide, Tips and Guidance on getting your Pesticides Training Certificate


For full award and assessment details download the course pdf below:
Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides (PA1)

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