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Safe Use of Pesticides

e-learning € 92
Duration: You can log in and out of the course as often as you like and you don’t need to complete the course in one go. You will need to complete each module in order before you can access your certificate. (E-learning)

This Safe Use of Pesticides training is an online course that will cover the key elements of using pesticides safely and with confidence. Pesticides are widely used in agriculture and horticulture but they can be potentially very harmful substances, so a thorough appreciation of safe working practices is vital.

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This Safe Use of Pesticides training is an online course that will cover the key elements of using pesticides safely and with confidence. Pesticides are widely used in agriculture and horticulture but they can be potentially very harmful substances, so a thorough appreciation of safe working practices is vital.

Who is the course intended for?
This course is intended as a training-only course for Learners wishing to take the Safe Use of Pesticides Qualification .This course is aimed at anyone using, or looking to use, professional pesticide products in industries like agriculture, horticulture and forestry.
Duration:
You can log in and out of the course as often as you like and you don’t need to complete the course in one go. You will need to complete each module in order before you can access your certificate. You will need to take your qualification with a Lantra Approved Assessment Centre. Details of our centres can be found at the end of the course.
Training methodology:
This is a self-directed e-learning programme. It requires internet access through PC, tablet or laptop and audio devices.
Assessment:
You will need to complete each module in order before you can access your certificate. You will need to take your qualification with a Lantra Approved Assessment Centre. Details of our centres can be found at the end of the course.
Accreditation/Certification:
Upon successful completion, a LANTRA certificate of training will be available to download and print. You can progress to LANTRA qualification and the details of the progression can be accessed at the end of the course.

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Course Objectives

On the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand your duties under the law and help you become a safe and competent pesticide user
  • Understand what pesticides are and their ‘field of use’
  • State legislation relevant to pesticide application
  • Interpret and use label information
  • Take the appropriate action to protect yourself and the environment
  • Store and transport pesticides safely
  • Dispose of the pesticides and containers safely
  • Record information

Course Programme:

  • Definitions
  • Consequences of not using or handling pesticides safely
  • Legislation that affects pesticides use
  • Pesticide product labels
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe storage and transport of pesticides
  • Environmental factors
  • Disposal of pesticides and containers
  • Dealing with accidents
  • Keeping pesticide records.