Typically a 2 day training course with an assessment on a different day. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion. 

PA1 = This qualification meets the legal requirements of the Control of Pesticides Regulations and lets you work unsupervised in the industry. To achieve this qualification you'll show your knowledge of the Approved Code of Practice for Plant Protection Products. You are required to complete this course before completing practical courses in particular pesticide application.

PA2 = Candidates must have attended a Safe Use of Pesticides training course and/or hold an NPTC Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides (PA1) Foundation Unit. This course is a necessity for all those involved in operating and maintaining hydraulic nozzle and rotary atomiser type field crop sprayers. The course looks at how to prepare your equipment, the maintenance of it and its safe operation and calibration.

Please note that the outline, duration and image for each course are a guide only. Please contact the training provider for more information.

From 1st September 2023, all applicants must complete the following mandatory e-learning module before applying for funding – Mandatory Unit: Pesticide Safety

The following Training Providers are available to deliver this course:

Carter & Co Associates (Agriconnectors Training)

Contact name:
Lea Reed


Telephone number:
07790770839


Email address:
agriconnectorstraining@gmail.com 


Website address:
www.agriconnectors.co.uk


Postal address:
82 Lon Tanyrallt, Alltwen, Pontardawe, SA82 3AS


Area covered:
Mid, South and West Wales

Coleg Cambria Llysfasi

Contact name:
Sam Bampton / Siwan Jones


Telephone number:
01978 267185


Email address:
sam.bampton@cambria.ac.uk / siwan.jones@cambria.ac.uk


Website address:
www.cambria.ac.uk


Postal address:
Ruthin Road, Llysfasi, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 2LB


Area covered:
North Wales

Coleg Sir Gar

Contact name:
Helen Williams


Telephone number:
01554 748346  


Email address:
helen.williams@colegsirgar.ac.uk


Website address:
www.colegsirgar.ac.uk


Postal address:
Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire SA15 4DN


Area covered:
South West Wales (courses mainly at Gelli Aur Campus Llandeilo)

Forest Park and Garden

Contact name:
Katie Coles


Telephone number:
01443 230000 Opt 2


Email address:
katiecoles74@gmail.com


Website address:
www.fpandg.com


Postal address:
Coed Court, Treforest Industrial Estate, Pontypridd CF37 5SW


Area covered:
South West Wales, South East Wales

Grŵp Hyfforddi: Bro Gele

Contact name:
Irwedd Griffiths


Telephone number:
01492 680499


Email address:
irwedd@outlook.com


Website address:
no website


Postal address:
Nant y Gochel, Abergele, Conwy LL22 8NS


Area covered:
All Wales

Grwp Llandrillo Menai

Contact name:
Dewi Williams


Telephone number:
01286 830261 - extension number: 8539


Email address:
dewiwilliams@gllm.ac.uk


Website address:
www.gllm.ac.uk


Postal address:
Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor Glynllifon, Caernarfon, Gwynedd LL54 5DU


Area covered:
North Wales

Jimmy Hughes Training Services Ltd

Contact name:
Rachel Hughes


Telephone number:
01597 850080


Email address:
jhsltd@btinternet.com


Website address:
www.Jimmyhughesservices.co.uk


Postal address:
Dolswydd, Penybont, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5UB


Area covered:
All Wales

NPTC Group

Contact name:
Martin Watkin / Catherine Lewis


Telephone number:
03308189342 / 07717512911


Email address:
martin.watkin@nptcgroup.ac.uk


Website address:
www.nptcgroup.ac.uk


Postal address:
Newtown College, Powys SY16 4HX


Area covered:
Mid and South Wales

PMR Direct LTD

Contact name:
Amanda Payne / Mary Rees


Telephone number:
01437 761321


Email address:
apayne@pmr.org.uk / training@pmr.org.uk


Website address:
www.pmrtraining.org.uk


Postal address:
12 Goat Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire SA61 1PX


Area covered:
Mid Wales, South West Wales, South East Wales

Really Pro Ltd

Contact name:
Kelly Monroe / David Lewis


Telephone number:
08448 707568


Email address:
kelly@reallypro.co.uk / david@reallypro.co.uk


Website address:
https://www.reallypro.co.uk/


Postal address:
Princess House, Princess Way, Abertawe/Swansea SA1 3LW 20 High Street, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, SA61 2DA


Area covered:
Mid, South West and South East Wales

Simply the Best Training Consultancy Ltd

Contact name:
Julie M Thomas


Telephone number:
01443 670267


Email address:
julie@simplythebesttc.co.uk


Website address:
www.simplythebesttc.co.uk


Postal address:
Caerlan Farm, Tonypandy, Rhondda Cynon Taff CF40 1SN


Area covered:
Chainsaws, pesticide, first aid and ATV are South East Wales. Everything else is All Wales

TFTF (2008) Ltd

Contact name:
Suzanne Jones


Telephone number:
01938 500900


Email address:
info@training4thefuture.co.uk


Website address:
www.training4thefuture.co.uk


Postal address:
Dolobran Hall, Meifod, Powys SY22 6HX


Area covered:
All Wales

Harper Adams University

Contact name:
Ian Pryce


Telephone number:
01952 815300


Email address:
ipryce@harper-adams.ac.uk


Website address:
www.harper-adams.ac.uk/


Postal address:
1Caynton Road, Edgmond, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 8NB


Area covered:
 

Sampson Training Ltd (Grounds Training)

Contact name:
Ellie Parry

 

Telephone number:
01865 509510

 

Email address:
info@groundstraining.com

 

Website address:
www.groundstraining.com

 

Postal address:
Bridgend

 

Area covered:
All Wales
 

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