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PA1 Safe Use and Handling of Chemicals training course

The basic module for all candidates. It is advised that this session is attended before the practical sessions. It is classroom based and covers:

  • What pesticides are and their modes of action
  • Interpretation of label information
  • Record keeping
  • Legislation relevant to pesticides application
  • Protection of operators and the environment
  • Storage and transport of pesticides
  • Safe disposal of pesticides and containers


After training:

Candidates must apply to their local National Proficiency Test Council office to take and pass an Assessments before they can legally use chemicals/pesticides
These assessments can be arranged to be taken on your own machines at your place of work.