BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Commercial Horticulture)

Course Outline

BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Commercial Horticulture)


  • This course provides training and certification for sellers of agrochemicals and those giving advice on their use in commercial horticulture.
  • The BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection has been established since 1978 to provide training and certification for sellers of agrochemicals and those giving advice on their use.
  • Approved by Ministers to meet the requirements of Schedule 2 of FEPA for certification for those involved in sale and supply of pesticides.
  • Designed to help those involved with training people to meet this standard and provide guidelines to the subject areas which need to be covered to enable them to achieve a satisfactory level of competence.
  • The commercial horticulture industry is seen as including glasshouse edible crops, flowers and bedding plants, fruit crops, vegetable crops and nursery stock.
  • The crops will be used as a vehicle on which to put across the basic principles of crop protection.
  • All staff employed in the field sales of agrochemicals and/or giving advice on their use must, under the Control of Pesticides (Amendment) Regulations 1997, have obtained a Certificate of Competence or exemption from it within three years of entering the Crop Protection industry

Course Content

  • Integrated Crop Management, Growth and Development of Crops and Commercial Production
  • Recognition and Causes of Crop Disorders
  • Recognition, Biology and Control of Weeds
  • Recognition, Biology and Control of Pests
  • Recognition, Biology and Control of Diseases
  • Composition, Activity and Persistence of Crop Protection Chemicals and Biological Agents
  • Application of Crop Protection Chemicals
  • Safe Use, Handling, Transport and Storage of Crop Protection Chemicals
  • Full course dates for 2020 and application form
  • View Course Syllabus and Project Guide Lines

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14 Jul 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

15 Jul 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

16 Jul 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

15 Sep 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

16 Sep 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

17 Sep 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

20 Oct 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

21 Oct 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

22 Oct 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

17 Nov 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

18 Nov 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

01 Dec 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

08 Dec 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

15 Dec 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

16 Dec 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

Location Dates Time Price exc. VAT   Status
Growtrain Ltd 8C PO20 2BX 14 Jul – 16 Dec 2020 09:00h – 16:00h £2,995.00 Registration Closes
Jul 14, 2020 10:00AM


Growtrain Ltd 8C PO20 2BX

14 Jul – 16 Dec 2020

09:00h – 16:00h

£2,995.00 exc. VAT

 

Register Now » 7 Places Available!
Register Now » 7 Places Available!
Contact Nina or Graham on 01243 216278 or email courses@growtrain.co.uk to book this course
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