Lantra Level 2 Award Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1 only)

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Horticulture & Plant Science HR061E07/21/7 Short Course

Course Information

Pesticides are widely used in agriculture and horticulture but they can be potentially harmful substances, so a thorough appreciation of safe working practices is vital.

This course is tailor-made for people responsible for the storage, handling and application of pesticides. It will help you develop your knowledge of health and safety legislation, enabling you to work with pesticides effectively.

This qualification will provide you with the mandatory unit - Principles of the Safe Use and Application of Pesticides (PA1) - and needs to be achieved before taking the practical units (PA6 or PA2).


  • Lantra Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides
Course Content
  • The regulations regarding safe use of pesticides
    Pesticide product information
    Hazards and risks associated with pesticides
    Personal safety when using pesticides
    The measures to deal with pesticide poisoning
    Safe working practices
    The requirements for protected areas
    Environmental risks and protection of wildlife
    How to deal with incidents
    Factors to consider when using pesticides.
Entry Requirements
  • You must be a minimum of 16 years of age. There are no other formal entry requirements.
Next Steps
  • Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticide Using Hand Held Equipment (PA6) or Level 2 Award in Safe Application of Pesticides Using Vehicle Mounted Boom Sprayer Equipment (PA2).
Career Opportunities

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
23-May-2022 24-May-2022 09.00 16.00
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
Mon, Tue 2
Course Fees
Tuition fees (Part time standard) £183.00

Materials Required

Notebook and pen.

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