There is rapidly increasing interest and focus on training, qualification and personal development in Amenity Horticulture.
Information regarding our Amenity-focused courses, plus details of training providers and current exam dates can be found below. Alternatively, if you require any further information, please do not hesitate to email Sue Mason, Steph Berry, Hope Thurman or Jess Deunert or call on 01335 340856 (Sue) / 301209(Steph) / 340854 (Hope)/ 301206 (Jess)
BASIS Amenity Course Information Booklet (A brief explanation of all of the courses below):
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BASIS Certificate in Crop Protection (Amenity Horticulture)
Training and certification for sellers of agrochemicals and those giving advice on their use in the amenity sector:
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Foundation Award in Amenity Horticulture
An introduction to the key elements of the use of professional pesticides in some important areas of Amenity Horticulture:
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BETA Amenity (Biodiversity & Environmental Training for Advisers)
Progresses the knowledge and skills of advisers working in amenity horticulture, ground-care and related industries, and promotes the protection and enhancement of biodiversity in Parkland and Amenity Situations:
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Environmental Pesticide Management (Amenity)
The course framework and Syllabus are designed to prepare contract specifiers, managers and supervisors of sprayer operators and to give an understanding of what is involved in pesticide use and the environmental control issues involved in safe application:
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Nominated Storekeeper Training Course / Nominated Storekeeper Refresher Training Course
This course equips nominated storekeepers to meet the standards of pesticide storage laid down in the 'Code of Practice for Suppliers of Pesticides to Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry'. Thus a legal requirement for companies storing over 200 litres (Kg) of pesticide: NSK Information Leaflet, NSK Syllabus, NSK / NSK Refresher Training Dates & NSK/NSK Refresher Application Form .