Pesticide PA1 and PA6
Monday 5th - Tuesday 6th March 2018
Venue: Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Cost: £200 per person plus VAT and NPTC fees
1. Identify those key aspects of legislation which apply to the use of pesticides.
2. Identify the precautions necessary to use a product safely, using product label information.
3. Identify, select and understand the maintenance and storage of the correct personal protective equipment for use with a
particular product as determined by a label and/or COSHH risk assessment. Follow appropriate personal hygiene procedures
to prevent personal contamination. Follow the appropriate procedures for dealing with accidental personal contamination.
4. Understand the correct procedures for the storage of pesticides.
5. Understand the correct procedures for the disposal of empty pesticide containers, surplus pesticide and washings.
6. Understand the records that must be kept.
7. Understand the situations where pesticide application may pose a risk to people or the environment.
8. Prepare a hand held pesticide applicator for work, calibrate it and operate it to ensure correct application rate without risk to
themselves, other people and the environment.
9. Use the information detailed on product labels to determine the approved uses for the product and its potential hazards to human
safety, non-target areas and the environment in general.
10. Carry out daily and routine maintenance on a hand held pesticide applicator.
11. Carry out the correct procedure for cleaning personal protective equipment and application equipment which may have been
contaminated with pesticide.
NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross cutting and Basic Felling(CS30/31) – 5 day course
Monday 12th - Friday 16th February 2018
Cost: £535 per person plus VAT and NPTC fees
The candidate will be able to:
1. Identify, inspect and comment on key parts of the chain saw
2. Prepare the chain saw for work safely without risk to themselves, other people or the environment
3. Carry out daily and routine maintenance on the chain saw
4. Operate the chainsaw safely and effectively and comfortably in accordance with the practical risk assessment
5. Operate the chainsaw safely without risk to themselves, other people and the environment
6. State the identified knowledge that underpins understanding of operating a chainsaw
7. Identify the risk assessment and emergency procedures on a work site
8. Select and prepare equipment required for safe and effective felling
9. Fell small trees safely and accurately using an appropriate method
10. Fell trees weighted in direction of fall using a safe technique
11. Remove branches safely in a manner appropriate to the branching habit
12. Crosscut stems accurately and safely to a given length and diameter specification
13. Stack timber using appropriate manual handling techniques
14. Take down small hung-up trees safely using appropriate hand tools
CIEH Level 2 First Aid at Work - 1 day course
Wednesday 21st February 2018
Venue: Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Cost: £75 plus VAT per person
Please contact us for the latest courses available.
For more details on any of the above courses please call 08444 125808.