City & Guilds


021605 - City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Pesticides Replacing Grandfather Rights

This is an Independently Assessed qualification.

This qualification is specifically for those who were previously exempt under ‘Grandfather Rights’ who apply pesticides on land they own or occupy. From 26th November 2015 under the requirements of the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulation (2012) – a training certificate or Certificate of Competence is required for anyone who is going to apply any professional product. This qualification satisfies those requirements and will be awarded to Candidates who achieve the required level of competence in the units to which their Certificate relates.

Qualification Overview: The qualification is divided into four units. Unit 051 is mandatory and the candidate is to choose a further one or more unit from 052, 053 and 054.

What you need to do: Complete a practical test with one to one verbal questioning.

Scheme Documentation:

To download the scheme documentation click on the relevant bullet point below.

 Qualification NoDescription
051The Principles of the Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides on own Land
052Hand Held Pesticide Application on own Land
053Operating Machines to Apply Pesticides to own Land
054Application of Pesticides using other Specific Equipment or Methods on own Land
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