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Course for the Distribution and Marketing of Plant Protection Products (DCPF)


Labor or


25 hours

interpret the  label on a package of plant protection products;  Identify the procedures to be carried out in the event of a work accident with a plant protection product; Recognize and locate warehouse safety signs; Carry out procedures to safely transport and store plant protection products; Apply risk minimization procedures for the applicator, the environment and the consumer; Responsible sales of plant protection products.

Course Program

IX  Modules

I - Introduction to the course

II - Plant protection products (PF)

III - Regulation applicable to Individuals

IV - Security in the use of PF

V - Minimization of risk for the applicator, for the environment and for the consumer of treated agricultural products

VI - Accidents with PF

VII - Secure PF storage

VIII- Responsible sales of PF

IX - Evaluation

Access Conditions

≥ 16  years of compulsory minimum education*

Farmers, Operators and Workers  

* Mandatory minimum education depending on the year of birth:

  • 4  years of schooling – birth until December 31, 1966;

  • 6  years of schooling – birth between January 1, 1967 and December 31, 1980;

  • 9  years of schooling – birth from January 1, 1981

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