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Nominated Store Keepers

Agriculture > Nominated Store Keepers

Course Duration

2 days

Course Location

Greenmount Campus

Nominated Store Keepers

The Nominated Storekeeper Course aims to equip those trainees to meet the standards of pesticides storage laid down in the Code of Practice for Suppliers of Pesticide and the Guidance for those affected by the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012.

Who is the course for?

For those storing pesticides for sale to an individual or a firm intending to re-sell or to apply the pesticide.

Course Content
  • Legislation
  • Handling procedures for receiving and dispatching pesticides
  • Segregation of a pesticides with a store exercise
  • Poisons procedures
  • Taking care of the store and its contents
  • Taking care of the storekeeper
  • Accidents/first aid/safe lifting

Training will take two days by a certified BASIS trainer. On the second day training will include a practical exercise using CAFRE Greenmount’s spray store.

Assessment will consist of a written exam paper which will be undertaken towards the end of the second day. Results of the exam will be sent from BASIS following successful passing of the exam.

Course Availability 

This course is generally run twice a year in the spring and autumn depending on numbers applying. If interested in the course please apply below and contact the team on the phone number provided for more information.

Booking Terms and Conditions

CAFRE Booking terms and conditions are available by clicking here.

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      Course validated by:

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      Myles McGeown

      Myles McGeown
      of JF McKenna in Armagh

      I learned a lot on the course from the basic tips of storing liquids below powders and what to do about spillages to issues on first aid for those contaminated with pesticide. The course also brought home to me the limited environmental impact sprays have if they are handled correctly.