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Delivered by our highly qualified GLOBALG.A.P. approved trainers in several languages, all our training solutions are available as public training open to everyone in the industry or as private training for your organization’s staff, and in particular for auditors and inspectors working for certification bodies. Our wide range of training solutions offer the perfect learning experience for all those interested in upscaling their professional knowledge, skills, and expertise in good agricultural practices and understanding the GLOBALG.A.P. system and standards.

Customized Training Solutions

All our workshops and webinars can be adapted as private training for your organization’s staff. You can also work with our highly qualified team of capacity building experts to develop customized training solutions for your company’s specific needs.


There are certain situations where you will need to have a qualification called a ‘certificate

of competence’. In general, you will need a certificate of competence if you supply, store or use

‘agricultural pesticides’. These are pesticides used:

• in agriculture;

• in horticulture (including horticulture of amenity areas such as parks, streets, sports pitches

and so on);

• in forestry;

• in or near water; and

• as industrial herbicides.

The circumstances in which you need a certificate of competence are explained and set out in

flow diagrams later in this section.

The Basic Course was designed for teachers, custodians, and food service workers who use disinfectant products or sanitizers as part of their day-to-day work.  The course features a section focusing on safety when disinfectants are used at schools.

Increase knowledge and awareness of EU regulations concerning inspection and calibration of pesticides application equipment (Sustainable Use Directive, Machine Directive, ISO standards for inspection of PAEs, ISO standards for new sprayer’s requirements, etc.)

Ensure a complete and better understanding on the field of inspections and calibrations of PAEs

Provide main guidelines and clear procedures on important aspects of calibration and maintenance of PAEs.

Promote uniformity and harmonization of inspection procedures along MS of UE and networking among participants

Demonstrate the benefits (technical, economic and environmental) of the inspection procedure together with a proper calibration method

Ensure a harmonized, practical and suitable training process for staff in charge of the organization of inspector’s training activities in Europe.

Keep participants updated with the latest developments in the spray application technologies.

Sharing country’s experiences and knowledge


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