Pesticide Courses

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For a view of our various Pesticide training course dates please see links as below, these links will advise of price, availability and have access to course information flyers

NSTS information here
For NSTS, assessments are taken at Park Hill Training but organised through Badger Hill Training Centre at their cost of £295.00 inc. Registration per unit, please complete a Badger Hill Registration Form and send direct to Badger Hill.

Pesticide Courses here
Level 3 Pesticides here

NSTS Sprayer Examiner Training

NSTS Pesticide Sprayer Examiner Training

A One day course for assessors who are examining fertilisers.

Cost

Training: £350.00 + VAT = £420.00

Total: £420.00 Inc VAT

Assessments: to be taken through Badger Hill Training Centre at their cost of £295.00 inc. Registration, please complete a Badger Hill Registration Form and send direct to Badger Hill.

Availability

Please see course dates here

NSTS Fertiliser & Slug Examiner Training

NSTS Pesticide Fertiliser & Slug Examiner Training

A two day course for assessors who are examining fertilisers and slugs together.

Cost

Training: £450.00 + VAT = £540.00

Total: £540.00 Inc VAT

Assessments: to be taken through Badger Hill Training Centre at their cost of £295.00 inc. Registration, please complete a Badger Hill Registration Form and send direct to Badger Hill.

Availability

Please see course dates here

8 & 9.2.24

NSTS Fertiliser Examiner Training

NSTS Pesticide Fertiliser Examiner Training

A two day course for assessors who are examining fertilisers.

Cost

Training: £450.00 + VAT = £540.00

Total: £540.00 Inc VAT

Assessments: to be taken through Badger Hill Training Centre at their cost of £295.00 inc. Registration, please complete a Badger Hill Registration Form and send direct to Badger Hill.

Availability

NSTS Pesticide Pellet Applicator Testing Scheme Examining

NSTS Pesticide Pellet Applicator Testing Scheme Examining

A course for assessors who are examining pesticide pellet applicator testing.

Cost

Training: £350.00 + VAT = £420.00

Total: £420.00 Inc VAT

Assessments: to be taken through Badger Hill Training Centre at their cost of £295.00 inc. Registration, please complete a Badger Hill Registration Form and send direct to Badger Hill.

Availability

Please contact the office

PA1 & PA6A or PA2A Refresher course

PA1 & PA6A or PA2A Refresher course

One day course to refresh delegates in either PA1 & PA6A or PA2A, all delegates must hold the relevant qualifications.

PA1 & PA6a Safe Use of Pesticides & Hand Held Applicator Refresher Flyer
PA1 & PA2a Safe Use of Pesticides & Hydraulic Boom Sprayer Refresher Flyer

Cost

Training: £185.00 + VAT = £222.00

Total: £222.00 Inc VAT

Availability

PA1 & PA6a Refresher dates:

Monday 22nd April

PA1 & PA2a Refresher dates:

Tuesday 14th May

PA-RPM City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in Responsible Pesticide Management

PA-RPM City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in Responsible Pesticide Management

Two day course to cover the Managing the Health, Safety and Welfare of Operators Applying Pesticides Unit(s), Minimising the Environmental Impact of Pesticide Operations, The Selection, Storage and Effective use of Pesticides and Integrated Pest Management. Pre-requisite PA1.

Please see the City and Guilds PA-RPM Qualification Guidance for more information

Cost, dependent on 2 attending

Training: £375.00+ VAT = £450.00 

City & Guilds Assessment £260.00

Total: £710.00 Inc VAT

Availability

Please contact the office

PA1 – Safe Use of Pesticides Foundation Module

PA1 – Safe Use of Pesticides Foundation Module

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA1 online GOLA assessment which when combined with a successful practical unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  The PA1 theory assessment is a prerequisite to any practical unit taken.

PA1 Safe Use of Pesticides Flyer

Cost

Training: £115.00 + VAT = £138.00 

City & Guilds Assessment £95.00

Total: £233.00 Inc VAT

Availability

April
Monday 15th

May
Tuesday 7th

June
Monday 3rd

July
Monday 8th

August
Monday 5th

September
Monday 9th

October
Monday 7th

November
Monday 4th

December
Monday 9th

PA2a – Safe Use of Hydraulic Nozzle Boom Sprayer

PA2a  – Safe Use of Hydraulic Nozzle Boom Sprayer

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA2a practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA2a Boom Sprayer Flyer

Cost

Training: £155.00 + VAT = £186.00

City & Guilds Assessment £165.00

Total: £351.00 Inc VAT

Availability

May
Wednesday 8th

June
Wednesday 5th

July
Wednesday 10th

August
Wednesday 7th

September
Wednesday 11th

October
Wednesday 9th

November
Wednesday 6th

December
Wednesday 11th

PA3 – Broadcast or variable Geometry Boom Sprayer

PA3 – Broadcast or variable Geometry Boom Sprayer

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA3 practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1

PA3 Flyer

Cost

Training: £185.00+ VAT = £222.00

City & Guilds Assessment £180.00

Total: £414.00 Inc VAT

Availability

Please contact the office

PA4S and/or G – Safe Use of Slug Pellets OR Granular application

PA4S and/or G – Safe Use of Slug Pellets OR Granular application

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA4S/ PA4G practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA4GS Flyer

Cost, Slug OR Granule

Training: £155.00 + VAT = £186.00

City & Guilds Assessment £150.00 

Total: £335.00 Inc VAT

Cost, Slug AND Granule

Training: £155.00 + VAT = £186.00

City & Guilds Assessment £170.00

Total: £356.00 Inc VAT

Availability

May
Thursday 9th

June
Thursday 6th

July
Thursday 11th

August
Thursday 8th

September
Thursday 12th

October
Thursday 10th

November
Thursday 7th

December
Thursday 12th

PA5 – Boat Mounted Applicators

PA5  – Boat Mounted Applicators

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA5 practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA5 Boat Mounted Applicators Flyer

Cost

Training: POA, trainee to supply site & equipment.

City & Guilds Assessment: POA

Total: POA

Availability

Please contact the office

PA6a – Safe Use of Hand Held Applicators

PA6a  – Safe Use of Hand Held Applicators

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA6a practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA6a Hand Held Applicators Flyer

Cost

Training: £130.00 + VAT = £156.00

City & Guilds Assessment £125.00

Total: £281.00 Inc VAT

Availability

April
Tuesday 16th – FULL
Thursday 18th

May
Wednesday 8th

June
Tuesday 4th

July
Tuesday 9th

August
Tuesday 10th

September
Tuesday 10th

October
Tuesday 8th

November
Tuesday 5th

December
Tuesday 10th

PA6aw – Safe Use of Hand Held Applicators in or near Water

PA6aw  – Safe Use of Hand Held Applicators in or near Water

Half day top up course to the PA6A to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA6aw practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 & PA6aw unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1 & PA6A.

PA6aw Hand Held Applicators in near to water Flyer

Friday 9th June

Cost

Training: £130.00 + VAT = £156.00

City & Guilds Assessment £125.00

Total: £281.00 Inc VAT

Availability

Please contact the office for other dates as we use “floating dates” on a first come first serve for the PA6 additional units

PA6PP – Eco Plug

PA6PP  – Eco Plug

Half day to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA6d practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA6pp Hand Held Applicators Pesticide Plugs Flyer

Cost

Training: £130.00 + VAT = £156.00

City & Guilds Assessment £125.00

Total: £281.00 Inc VAT

Availability

Tuesday 7th May

Please contact the office for other dates as we use “floating dates” on a first come first serve for the PA6 additional units

PA6INJ – Stem Injection

PA6INJ  – Stem Injection

Half day to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA6INJ practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA6inj Hand Held Applicators Stem Injection Flyer

Cost

Training: £130.00 + VAT = £156.00

City & Guilds Assessment £125.00

Total: £281.00 Inc VA T

Availability

Please contact the office

This course is for those who have taken and passed the PA6A within the last 12 months.

Please contact the office for other dates as we use “floating dates” on a first come first serve for the PA6 additional units

PA8 – Mixer & Loader

PA8  – Mixer & Loader

One Day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA8 practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

Cost

Training: POA, trainee to supply site & equipment.

City & Guilds Assessment: POA

Total: POA

Availability

Please contact the office

PA9 – Fogging, Misting & Smokes

PA9  – Fogging, Misting & Smokes

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA9 practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA9 Fogging, Misting & Smokes Flyer

Cost, for either Fogging, Misting OR Smokes

Training: £185.00+ VAT = £222.00

City & Guilds Assessment £145.00

Total: £367.00 Inc VAT

Cost, for combination of two of the above units

Training: £185.00 + VAT = £222.00

City & Guilds Assessment £165.00

Total: £387.00 Inc VAT

Availability

Misting

Smokes
Fogging

Please contact the office 

PA10 – Batch Dipping

PA10  – Batch Dipping

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA10 practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA10 Batch Dipping Flyer

Cost

Training: POA, trainee to supply site & equipment.

City & Guilds Assessment: POA

Total: POA

Availability

Please contact the office

PA11 – Seed Treatment

PA11  – Seed Treatment

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA11 practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA11 Seed Treatment

Cost

Training: POA, trainee to supply site & equipment.

City & Guilds Assessment: POA

Total: POA

Availability

Please contact the office

PA12 – Application to a continuous roller

PA12  – Application to a continuous roller

One day course prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds NPTC PA12 practical assessment, which combined with a PA1  unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Pre-requisite PA1.

PA12 Continuous Roller

Cost

Training: POA, trainee to supply site & equipment.

City & Guilds Assessment: POA

Total: POA

Availability

Please contact the office