Below is a list of our Pesticide Training Courses, with supplementary information, available throughout Ireland:
All professional pesticide users must be trained & register with the Department of Agriculture by 26th November 2015
The term ‘pesticide’ describes a broad group of products that are used as plant protection products (PPPs) and/or biocidal products and some veterinary medicine products so the term pesticide(s) also includes insecticides, herbicides, fungicides etc.
What is a professional user?
A professional user is any person who uses pesticides in the course of their professional activities, including operators, technicians, employees and self-employed people, both in the farming and other sectors.
What do you need to do to become compliant?
To become compliant with this new directive you must complete a pesticide training course and then register with the DAFM.
We KTC Safety offer City & Guilds NPTC certification & QQI (Fetac) Awards for pesticides.
|Pesticide Courses – Knapsack or Boom||Option 1||Option 2|
|Duration?||3 Days||3 Days|
|Accepted in Ireland: Farms, Golf Courses etc||Y||Y|
|Cert & Card for Life?||Y||?|
|Accepted in UK & N.Ire?||Y||N|
|Accepted in the Forestry Industry?||Y||N|
|Accepted outside Ireland/Globally Recognised?||Y||N|
|Other application options e.g broadcast, granule,
slug pellet, injection, plugs in tree stumps, mist,
fog, smoke, seed treatment etc
|The Choice is yours!|
City & Guilds NPTC Pesticide Training Courses Ireland
|PA1 – Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides||View Details|
|PA2A – Boom Sprayer||View Details|
|PA2F – Mounted or Trailed Wick Type Applicator (Weed Wiper/Weed Licker)||View Details|
|PA3A – Broadcast Sprayer with Air Assistance||View Details|
|PA4G – Granular Applicator||View Details|
|PA4S – Slug Pellet Applicator||View Details|
|PA6A – Hand Held Applicator (Knapsack Sprayer)||View Details|
|PA6AW – Hand Held Near Water||Now Available|
|PA6INJ – Pesticide Injection||View Details|
|PA6PP – Plugs in Tree Stumps||View Details|
|PA6MC – Minimum Calibration||View Details|
|PA9A+B – Applying Pesticide Mists Indoors & Outdoors||View Details|
|PA9C – Applying Pesticide Fogs Indoors||View Details|
|PA9D – Applying Pesticide Smokes Indoors||View Details|
|PA11 – Seed Treatment||View Details|
|PA12 – Plant Material Continuous Flow||View Details|
|Pesticide Management||Coming Soon|
QQI (Fetac) Awards Pesticide Training Courses Ireland
|Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application Course (5N1797)||View Details|
|Hand Held Pesticide Application Course (5N0731)||Now Available|
How do i register with DAFM?
One you have completed your training with KTC Safety you can then register on the DAFM website to become compliant.
We run public course in our training centre in Portlaoise Co Laois, we also can run course on site to groups of 6 or 12.
For any other information please do not hesitate to contact us.
KTC – training courses
KTC has one of the largest dedicated training centres in the Ireland. At KTC we have the training experience with a highly skilled team to meet your needs. We also provide training in: CSCS Machinery, Quarrying, Retail, Education, Transport, Agricultural and many more areas.
Our purpose built headquarters are in Portlaoise, Co. Laois.
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