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This course will cover legislation, necessary precautions, storage, record keeping and environmental protection. Successful completion is a condition of entry for other pesticide modules.

Please note that this course has a £88.50 mandatory exam fee.

Course Outline

  • Legislation
  • Personal safety and contamination
  • Pesticide & Container Storage
  • Record keeping
  • Label information
  • Operator responsibilities
  • Container and packaging disposal
  • Environmental and wildlife consideration
  • Emergency procedures

Equipment Required

  • Note pad and pen

Course reference: PEP001

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:


Monday 10th September 2018

Monday 8th October 2018

Monday 5th November 2018

Monday 3rd December 2018

Time: 9:00-17:00

Location: Plumpton 


1 day plus a separate assessment


£217 (including mandatory exam fee).


Come and discover our excellent agriculture facilities at Plumpton - set in the backdrop of the beautiful South Downs. You’ll find the latest state of the art equipment plus all the different types of farmland for you to experience here at Plumpton. 

  • Lots of space for you to work in

Our 780-hectare commercial farming estate gives you the opportunity to experience different livestock and arable farming.

  • The latest equipment for you to discover

We’ve got a modern 300 cow dairy unit complete with 36:36 Herringbone milking parlour where you’ll gain hands-on experience.

  • An extensive range of livestock for you to experience

You’ll get to work with our Sussex beef cattle, sow pig unit plus our extensively managed flock of 550 sheep.

  • The perfect environment for you to study

You’ll enjoy practical lessons where you’ll gain hands-on farming experience in our modern classrooms and farming sites.

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