Guidance for Professional Users under the Sustainable Use of Pesticides Directive (SUD)
PROFESSIONAL PESTICIDE USERS
What is a Professional Pesticide User?
A professional user is any person who uses pesticides in the course of their professional activities, including operators, technicians, employees and self-employed people, both in the farming and other sectors.
All professional users must be Trained & registered, only a registered professional user can apply pesticides authorised for professional use.
How do you become a trained Professional User?
People who have completed the Pesticide Application Course (QQI level 5 5N1797 ) Boom Sprayer Application course( Tractor Mounted Sprayers) will meet the requirements for professional user training. Similarly people who have completed the Pesticide Application Course (QQI Level 5 5NO731) Knapsack Sprayers will meet the requirements for professional user training.
Approved training as a second provider contracted to O’Dwyer Safety Services Ltd.
Course Bookings now taken
Contact Frank O’Gorman on 086-8508233 or Mary Jo at West Cork Safety 087-8508233