Colliton Barton Events and Training Venue is an approved Lantra Awards provider offering:

  • Access to over 600 courses and qualifications which reflect current safe working procedures, legislation and codes of practice.
  • Support from land-based and environmental industry specialists.
  • Updates on the latest legislation and industry changes.
  • Working with a nationally recognised brand.
  • Access to high-quality training materials and workbooks.
  • Recognition for delivering quality products that learners and employers want training provision insurance.
  • And much more! With over 80,000 people choosing to train with Lantra Awards every year, how many more reasons do you need to get in touch?

Pesticide Courses

PA1: Safe Use of Pesticides Foundation Unit

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Cost: £100 + £97 NPTC assessment fee

One day course, classroom-based with assessment at the end of the day. Please bring a calculator.

Anyone wishing to take other pesticide courses must have completed and passed this course first.

Certification: City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides(QCF) (PA1)

PA6: Hand Held Applicators / Knapsack Spraying

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Cost: £110 + £75 NPTC assessment fee

One day course covering theory & practical use of knapsack. Please bring a calculator and your own knapsack for training. Assessment will take place on separate day within 1-2 weeks of training.

This is normally held at Colliton Barton but we can sometimes arrange the assessor to come to your farm if easier.

Certification: City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (QCF) (PA6)

Rodenticide Courses

Responsible & Effective Control of Commensal Rodents [Lantra Course Code 3049]

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Cost: £100 + £30 LANTRA fee

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced new rules on the purchase and use of professional rodenticide bait. From 1 June 2016 anyone wishing to buy professional rodenticide bait will need to hold certified ‘proof of competence’ in rodent pest control. This one day course has received recognition as the required standard to show proof of competence.

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For more information: Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU)

Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control – Level 2 Award[Lantra course code 2752]

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Cost: £100 + £50 LANTRA fee

The qualification is aimed at anyone who wishes to control vertebrates using aluminium phosphide in a commercial environment and is suitable for pest operatives, farmers, greenkeepers and gamekeepers. Aluminium phosphide is a dangerous compound which used incorrectly can be hazardous to the health and safely of users, the general public and non-target animals, therefore it is essential people are trained properly. This one day course is fully approved by the Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD) as one of the qualification certificates required to purchase chemicals from 26 November 2015.

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What’s Included?

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.


All courses will be held at Colliton Barton Events & Training Venue. Colliton Barton, Broadhembury, Honiton, Devon EX14 3LJ.

How to Book?

Please contact us for a booking form. Full payment is required at the time of booking. Payment can be made via Credit/Debit Card via our secure payments system using all major cards.

All Prices Are Exclusive of VAT