Course Details

This course is suitable for those working as spray operators within their own industry. Our Safe Use of Pesticides Courses are designed to allow operatives to use pesticides safetly and legally in the work place. At Chichester College Brinsbury Campus we deliver specialist training for operatives based in West Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, and Surrey who require training and assessments for any City and Guilds NPTC Pesticides Unit.

Entry Requirements


Career options

Successful students will receive an NPTC certificate recognised by the Health & Safety Executive, which is valid for life. Upon completion students will be eligible to complete the PA2, PA3, PA4, PA5, PA6 certificate.

Safe Use of Pesticides PA1 NPTC Award

Five highlights

  • 1 Experienced trainers
  • 2 Excellent resources and facilities
  • 3 Skills needed to support your work
  • 4 A strong pass rate
  • 5 Competitive price

Key Points

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • Flexible start date
  • PA1 City & Guilds NPTC Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides


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Course code Location Course length Start date
BCS040BD1A Brinsbury Campus Flexible Flexible start date

What you need to know

What will I study?

A mixture of theory and practical to support your training to become a competent operator. Course Contents: - The requirements of current legislation - Using pesticides appropriately and safely -Keeping proper records - Storing pesticides correctly - Cleaning equipment - Disposing of unwanted pesticides and containers - Dealing with contamination and poisoning incidents - Applying pesticides safely and efficiently - Identifying and selecting appropriate nozzles

How will I be taught?

Experienced trainers (NPTC accredited) will teach theory and practical and offer a wide range of real life examples drawn from their workplaces. 1 Days training and assessment.

How will I be assessed?

Online multiple choice test

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