Diploma in Pesticide Safety - Level 3

4.5( 6 REVIEWS )
  • 365 Days
  • ,
  • Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
  • 200Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 32 Number of Modules
  • Course Code QLS-04484

Key Features

High quality e-learning study materials.
Tutorials/materials from the industry leading experts.
24/7 Access to the Learning Portal.
Benefit of applying TOTUM Discount Card.
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme.
Excellent customer service and administrative support.
Who Is This Course Aimed at?
  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Farmers
  • Other professionals related to agriculture
  • Anyone willing to learn more about agricultural pesticides
Entry Requirements
  • 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.
Access Duration

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.

Method of Assessment

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.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04484

Awarding body (Accreditation)

Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Quality Licence Scheme 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, Quality Licence Scheme also offers qualifications for all ages and abilities all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Progression and Career Path 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
Other benefits
  • 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

Course Curriculum

01. Pesticide Alert
Pesticide Alert
02. Insecticide Safety Section
Insecticide Safety Section
03. Worker Protection Standard For Agricultural Pesticides
Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides
04. Terms You Need To Know
Terms You Need to Know
05. Pesticide Uses Involved In The Production Of Agricultural Plants
Pesticide Uses Involved in the Production of Agricultural Plants
06. Ipm Methods
IPM Methods
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Pesticide Safety Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Pesticide Safety Level 3
07. Pesticide Personal Protective Equipment
Pesticide Personal Protective Equipment
08. Pesticide Adsorption
Pesticide Adsorption
09. General Pesticide And Herbicide First Aid Section
General Pesticide and Herbicide First Aid Section
10. Common Kinds Of Pesticides And Their Function
Common Kinds of Pesticides and their Function
11. Pyrethroids
12. Neonicotinoids
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Pesticide Safety Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Pesticide Safety Level 3
13. Hexaflumuron
14. Diflubenzuron
15. Pesticide Components
Pesticide Components
16. Biopesticides
17. Antimicrobial Pesticides
Antimicrobial Pesticides
18. Ipm Control Program For Ant Control
IPM Control Program for Ant Control
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief III – Pesticide Safety Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Pesticide Safety Level 3
19. Pesticides And Water Quality
Pesticides and Water Quality
20. Exposure Control Measures
Exposure Control Measures
21. Pesticide Formulations
Pesticide Formulations
22. Handling A Pesticide Emergency
Handling a Pesticide Emergency
23. Biocide First Aid
Biocide First Aid
24. Fungicides
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief IV – Pesticide Safety Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Pesticide Safety Level 3
25. Miticides
26. Pyrethroids
27. Rodenticide Formulation Process
Rodenticide Formulation Process
28. Honey Bee Protection
Honey Bee Protection
29. Rinsing Pesticide Containers
Rinsing Pesticide Containers
30. Respiratory Protection Section
Respiratory Protection Section
31. Aerial Application Section
Aerial Application Section
32. Integrated Pest Management
Integrated Pest Management
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief V – Pesticide Safety Level 3
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Assignment Submission – Pesticide Safety Level 3


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  1. Gave me confidence


    The course content equipped me with sound knowledge on pesticide safety. This gave me the confidence to apply my new understanding and skills in my day to day job as a farm manager.

  2. Highly beneficial


    As a pest control technician, I found this course very beneficial to my career. It contained a wealth of information on how to administer pesticides in a safe manner. The course content was comprehensive and covered key topics on various modules.

  3. Excited about this new phase


    As a full-time worker I barely had time to study, but SLC provided me with a flexible and convenient path to gain a recognised qualification. I’m excited about this new phase of my life, and looking forward to what it brings.

  4. Proper guidance


    I’ve had a good time learning at SLC. They provided proper guidance and guidelines which made learning with them interesting and fun. The course was complex, but presented in an easy to grasp manner.

  5. Detail-oriented


    The course was detail-oriented and came with proper instructions. The terms and conditions were explained fully, the registration process was efficient and it was then onto the course which I found very interesting.

  6. Good for my career


    I wanted to gain a recognised qualification which was the primary reason for taking this course. Once I completed it, I was able to use the certification to apply for a promotion, which I’m happy to say that I recently got.

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