PA4S Pesticide Slug Pellet Applicator

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Course information:

This course prepares candidates to take their City & Guilds NPTC PA4S Pesticide Slug Pellet Applicator Module Assessment.

We register our PA4S courses with both NRoSO and BASIS as many of our customers supply supermarkets and membership of these organisations is often a supplier or assurance scheme requirement.  Members of NRoSO and / or BASIS are required to collect 30 CPD points to maintain their 3-year membership conditions.  To date our PA4S courses have been awarded 12 CPD points by both organisations.

Who is the course for?

Our PA4S courses are suitable for candidates who hold their City & Guilds NPTC PA1 qualification and wish to use a PA4S pesticide slug pellet type applicator.  Candidates will be required to read a pesticide label and use a calculator during their PA4S assessment.

Experienced operators may wish to attend our course as a refresher.

Course objectives:

  • To enable candidates to understand their duties under current legislation
  • To prepare candidates to become a safe and competent operative.
  • To thoroughly prepare candidates so that they pass their City & Guilds NPTC PA4S Assessment

Course content:

  • Legislation
  • Preparation & maintenance of the equipment
  • Calibration
  • Water protection
  • Metaldehyde & water
  • Site work – application of slug pellets
  • Cleaning & decontamination
  • Post operation maintenance
  • Record keeping


1 Day

Accreditation options:

City & Guilds National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC)

This course is awarded CPD points by NRoSO & BASIS

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