Invasive & Injurious Weeds Module

Monday 8th April: Legislation, transport, storage & best practice

Tuesday 9th April: Pesticide modes of action & formulation

Tuesday 16th April: Invasive & injurious weeds: Principles & practices of control

Wednesday 17th April: Application techniques, level of control, cost-effectiveness & environmental implications

Monday 13th May: Revision & mock exam

Thursday 23rd May: Exam tbc

Friday 24th May: Exam tbc

Venue: Cityscape Academy, Houldsworth Business Centre, Houldsworth Mill, Houldsworth Street, Reddish, Stockport, SK5 6DA

Course times: 9.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Contacts: Cityscape Academy – 0161 850 1603

Cost: INNSA members: £1200 + Vat plus BASIS examination fee £ 390* + VAT. Non-Members: £1500 plus Vat + Vat plus BASIS examination fee £390* +VAT

*Examination fee subject to change up until candidates are registered.

Candidates must have a good working knowledge of weed management and it is advisable to have 18-months work experience in weed control. It would also help candidates to hold an NPTC PA1 PA6 license and experience in weed treatment.

Personal time should be allocated for self-study and revision outside of the main tutorial periods. Additional learning material maybe required/downloaded to assist in learning for the examinations.

Successful candidates will be required to maintain their knowledge through continual progressive development (CPD). Points are allocated by BASIS and accumulated by candidates through the year by attending courses, meetings, exhibitions and self-study. The current criteria and additional information can be obtained through the BASIS website

Course are subject to minimum numbers and can be withdrawn or merged with other dates if these numbers are not met.

We have a large number of hotels in the surrounding area to meet all needs and budgets and details will be provided on confirmation. Refreshments, tea & coffee are provided throughout the course, but lunch is not included. We have a large number of shops and cafes within a short walk or we recommend that you bring your own lunch with you.

Full joining instructions and course information will be provided when delegates have been registered.

Should you have any questions or queries, please call the training team on 0161 850 1603 or email [email protected]