Pesticide Plugs (replaces PA6PP)

Duration:  1.5 days including assessment


Cost: £128 + VAT (Training) & £110 VAT exempt (Assessment)

Course Date: 9 August 2018

Assessment Date: 15 August 2018


Venue: Dorking, Surrey


Pre-requisites: Candidates must hold a Certificate of Competence for Principles of Safe Handling & Application of Pesticides (PA1 / 0216-49) prior to attending this course.

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Pesticides are very widely and successfully used in land-based industries but they can be potentially harmful substances.  Therefore it is essential that they are handled, applied and stored correctly, therefore making training essential. This course will guide you through the appropriate and safe use and application of pesticide plugs in tree stumps (ECOPLUGS).

Who is it for?

If you need to remove tree stump using ECOPLUGS, then this training course is for you.   This course will help you develop your knowledge of health and safety requirements, and allow you to add to your continuous development.

Course objectives –

  • Legislative and Safety Regulations in relation to the use of pesticide plugs
  • Pre-use checks
  • Inserting Pesticide Plugs safely
  • Prevention of Environmental hazards
  • Decontamination and Storage of Equipment


This course culminates in an independent assessment for a City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Safe Application of Pesticides using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment – Installing Pesticide Plugs in Tree Stumps (PA6PP)

Learners will also receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Attendance.