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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:

This course is ran at Plumpton


Monday 6th February 2017
Monday 6th March 2017
Monday 3rd April 2017
Monday 5th May 2017
Monday 5th June 2017

This course runs from 9:00-17:00.

Duration:

1 day plus a separate assessment

Costs:

£125 plus a £88.50 mandatory exam fee.

*please note NPTC registration fees will be increasing from 1st April 2017*

Facilities

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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