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Foundation Module - FEPA PA1

The Foundation module should be studied prior to any other Pesticide module such as Knapsack Spraying PA6 or Tractor Mounted PA2. It is for anyone who applies pesticides or herbicides in a commercial situation or public places

Course Content

  • Current legislation
  • Person hygiene
  • Preparing pesticides for use
  • Transport and storage of pesticides
  • Disposal techniques
  • Record keeping
  • Interpreting product labels and literature
  • Selecting and using protective clothing
  • Dealing with contamination
  • Environmental safety


An online GOLA test paper organised by NPTC held at Holme Lacy. Tests take place on a separate day, usually the day that you attend your subsequent Pesticides training. Test date will be confirmed at the start of the course. The Foundation Module PA1 must be passed prior to taking any other Pesticides Awards. Further Pesticide training can however be undertaken prior to testing.

Please note: On this course you will be issued with an NPTC FEPA schedule containing details and registration documentation for all FEPA tests. Please keep it safely for use on further courses. Please bring with you two passport photographs.

Key Facts

Duration: 1 day training course + online assessment on separate day

2nd August 2016
1st November 2016

Time: 9.00am - 5.30pm

Costs: Please call enquiries on 0800 032 1986

Please Note: Course fees are subject to change, please call 0800 032 1986 for the latest details.

Venue: Holme Lacy campus/Offsite

Telephone: 0800 032 1986

How do I Apply

You can call us on 0800 032 1986 and book a place using a credit or debit card, or you can apply by post and pay by cheque by completing the short course application form.


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