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(A) Diploma in Pesticide Safety - Level 3

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  • 365 Days
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  • Course Certificate
  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 200Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 32 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04484

What Will I Learn?

Learn about pesticides and insecticides
Learn how pesticides or insecticides can enter our body and the routes of exposure
Understand about pesticide used in production of agricultural plants
Learn about common kinds of pesticides
Learn about the methods and ways to handle pesticides and insecticides effectively
Gain insight into worker protection standard requirements
Learn about Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)
Understand pesticide terminology
Learn how to handle an emergency in case of pesticide poisoning


What are pesticides? Pesticides refer to the chemical components used to kill or control pests that hinder productive activities. Pesticide is common in agriculture as pests such as ants, rodents, weeds and cockroaches are known to destroy crops. Pesticide is also common to the public health as mosquitoes, microbes and rodents can carry dangerous diseases. In such cases, once again pesticide is used to kill or control the outbreak. It is important to the public health and agriculture that ensures safety measures are taken when it comes to pest control.

The downside of all this is that too much pesticide can lead to poisoning and is not good for the harvested crop. Pest control officers, farmers and individuals working in agriculture must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of how to apply pest control measures and use pesticide safely. The Diploma in Pesticide Safety – Level 3 is helpful learners who want to gain insight and awareness on pesticide control and safety, and how to apply safety measures without harming the environment.

The Diploma in Pesticide Safety – Level 3 is designed not just for individuals working in this field but also to raise awareness amongst the general public on excess pesticide and the irreparable damage it can cause if measures are not applied correctly. The course will feature key topics on how pesticides and insecticides can cause pesticide poisoning, signs and symptoms of poisoning and how to seek emergency help in such instances. The course will also cover aspects on worker protection standard requirements, and IPM control programme for ant control.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.


  • Who is this course aimed at?
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Accredited body (Accreditation)
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other benefits
  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Farmers
  • Other professionals related to agriculture
  • Anyone willing to learn more about agricultural pesticides
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 2 or above in any discipline.
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
In order to complete the Diploma in Pesticide Safety - Level 3 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments. While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your ABC Awards accredited certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP accredited, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course). Course Code: QLS-04484
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers. Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.  
Once you successfully completed the Level 3 Diploma in Pesticide Safety, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com is given below.
  • Farmers-  £20,592 per annum
  • Farm Workers - £19,615 per annum
  • Farm Manager - £27,803 per annum
  • Pest Control Technician - £18,743 per annum
  • Agricultural Pest Controller
  • Agricultural Pest Control Specialist
Other jobs you can get
  • Pest Control Technician
  • Pest Control Advisor
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

01. pesticide alert
Pesticide Alert 00:00:00
02. insecticide safety section
Insecticide Safety Section 00:00:00
03. worker protection standard for agricultural pesticides
Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides 00:00:00
04. terms you need to know
Terms You Need to Know 00:00:00
05. pesticide uses involved in the production of agricultural plants
Pesticide Uses Involved in the Production of Agricultural Plants 00:00:00
06. ipm methods
IPM Methods 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief I – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
(A) Assignment Submission I – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
07. pesticide personal protective equipment
Pesticide Personal Protective Equipment 00:00:00
08. pesticide adsorption
Pesticide Adsorption 00:00:00
09. general pesticide and herbicide first aid section
General Pesticide and Herbicide First Aid Section 00:00:00
10. common kinds of pesticides and their function
Common Kinds of Pesticides and their Function 00:00:00
11. pyrethroids
Pyrethroids 00:00:00
12. neonicotinoids
Neonicotinoids 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief II – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
(A) Assignment Submission II – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
13. hexaflumuron
Hexaflumuron 00:00:00
14. diflubenzuron
Diflubenzuron 00:00:00
15. pesticide components
Pesticide Components 00:00:00
16. biopesticides
Biopesticides 00:00:00
17. antimicrobial pesticides
Antimicrobial Pesticides 00:00:00
18. ipm control program for ant control
IPM Control Program for Ant Control 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief III – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
(A) Assignment Submission III – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
19. pesticides and water quality
Pesticides and Water Quality 00:00:00
20. exposure control measures
Exposure Control Measures 00:00:00
21. pesticide formulations
Pesticide Formulations 00:00:00
22. handling a pesticide emergency
Handling a Pesticide Emergency 00:00:00
23. biocide first aid
Biocide First Aid 00:00:00
24. fungicides
Fungicides 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief IV – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
(A) Assignment Submission IV – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
25. miticides
Miticides 00:00:00
26. pyrethroids
Pyrethroids 00:00:00
27. rodenticide formulation process
Rodenticide Formulation Process 00:00:00
28. honey bee protection
Honey Bee Protection 00:00:00
29. rinsing pesticide containers
Rinsing Pesticide Containers 00:00:00
30. respiratory protection section
Respiratory Protection Section 00:00:00
31. aerial application section
Aerial Application Section 00:00:00
32. integrated pest management
Integrated Pest Management 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief V – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
(A) Assignment Submission V – Pesticide Safety Level 3 00:00:00
exam quiz
Exam : Diploma in Pesticide Safety – Level 3 00:30:00

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£429 £229 (inc. VAT)
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  • 365 Days
  • ,
  • Course Certificate
  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 200Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 32 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04484
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