Is this course right for me?

This course will give you an insight into the basic pesticide application techniques and methods.

We offer the following:

PA1: Safe Use of Pesticides

PA2: Mounted sprayer

PA6: Hand held sprayer Replacing Grandfather Rights

You will learn about legislation, regulations, identify hazards, personal protective equipment and Health and Safety issues involved with Pesticides application. Also there is a practical element demonstrating safe and correct use of application equipment.

Entry requirements:

  • No formal entry requirements


This course is delivered by

  • taught sessions
  • practical sessions


  • Multiple choice examination
  • Practical assessment test


Candidates can access further Agriculture courses via the College, such as:

  • Safe use of sheep dip
  • ATV
  • Tractor driving