Land Skills Training & Assessments Ltd

PA1 & PA6 Certificate of Competence In Safe Use of Pesticides

Course Duration   3 days
Assessment         1 day
Cost                    £512.00

It is aPA1 & PA6 Certificate of Competence legal requirement that any person:-

  • Born after 31 December 1964 unless working under the direct and personal supervision of a certificate holder

  • Wishing to apply pesticides to land or property not owned or occupied by them or their immediate employer

  • Who is required to supervise a person who does not hold a certificate but is required to use pesticides


Benefits of the Certificate – The specific benefits of this qualification are that it:

  • Satisfies the legal requirements of the Food & Environment Protection Act 1985 and the Control of Pesticides regulations 1986 (as amended)

  • Enables the holder to apply pesticides safely

  • Minimises the risk of environmental pollution

  • Meets Farm Assurance Scheme criteria

  • Proves the effectiveness of training

  • Is nationally recognised & quality assured

  • Certificates – knowledge and understanding & safe working practice

  • Identifies competent operators

  • Promotes a professional image

  • Enhances employment opportunities and business contacts

  • Provides evidence towards the relevant units in National or Scottish Vocational Qualifications

  • Contributes CPD points towards NRoSO membership

If this course if of interest to you then please contact the office on 01306 876404 or email

Lantra Awards approved City & Guilds approved centre

Email:       Tel: 01306 876404