Plant Protection Product Application Course (APF)

goal

After-work

35 hours

Train participants for the safe handling and application of plant protection products, minimizing risks to the applicator, the environment, non-target species and organisms and the consumer, in accordance with the principles of integrated protection.

Course Program

VI Modules

I - Introduction to action

II - General principles of crop protection

  • Means of protection of  cultures

  • Integrated Protection

  • Integrated Production

  • Organic farming

III - Safety in the use of plant protection products, regulatory systems and risk reduction

  • Plant Protection Products (PF)

  • PF regulation systems

  • Security in the use of PF

  • Reduced risk of handling and applying FP

  • Reduction of risk to the environment, species and non-target organisms

  • Risk reduction for the consumer

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IV - Application material

  • Material and application techniques

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V - Storage, transport and accidents with plant protection products

  • Storage and transport of small quantities of FP

  • Accidents with PF

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VI - Evaluation and closing

Access Conditions - Born Later  of April 16, 1948

≥ 18 years of age Minimum compulsory education*

Farmers, agricultural and rural workers, employees, family labor or those who apply or will apply PF

* 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

MIAPF (4 hours) Access Conditions - Born before April 16, 1948

4 hours

VII Modules

Plant Protection Product Application Course  - Module I

Raise awareness among participants about the safe handling and application of FP, minimizing the risks for the applicator, the environment, non-target species and organisms and the consumer, in accordance with the new regulatory framework and the technical innovation that took place.

Program:

I -  Responsible Acquisition and Use of FP


II -  Security in the use of PF


III -  Risk reduction in the application of FP


IV -  General principles of integrated protection


V -  Material and application techniques


SAW -  Transport and storage of plant protection products


VII - Evaluation