BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Commercial Horticulture)

Course Outline

BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Commercial Horticulture)

BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Commercial Horticulture)

  • This BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Commercial Horticulture) 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.
  • The BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection has been approved by Ministers to meet the requirements of Schedule 2 of FEPA for certification for those involved in sale and supply of pesticides.
  • This course is 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

Refreshments at Growtrain:

  • Refreshments and lunch are provided.
  • Please notify admin@growtrain.co.uk of any special dietary requirements

Full course dates for 2020 and application form

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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 13, 2020 10:00AM


Growtrain Ltd 8C PO20 2BX

14 Jul – 16 Dec 2020

09:00h – 16:00h

£2,995.00 exc. VAT

 

Register Now » 15 Places Available!
Register Now » 15 Places Available!
Contact Nina or Graham on 01243 216278 or email courses@growtrain.co.uk to book this course
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