General CPD Modules

The following General CPD modules are available to qualified SQPs, before beginning please ensure that you have read our ‘earning CPD points‘ information.

FIRST click on a unit title to begin studying. Beneath each unit you will find a multiple choice quiz which is automatically marked. The pass mark for all modules in order to gain the available CPD points is 100%. (You may take the test more than once should you fail to reach 100% on your first attempt).

General Training
Module 1 Technical Review: Broad-leaved weed control in grass (ID:136 – First Published February 2016)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Why broad-leaved weeds need controlling in grassland
> Why herbicide choice is becoming more limited
> The change in rules regarding who can use professional pesticide products

This module has been accredited with 1 CPD point and 2 BASIS points and is correct at the point of going to press (February 2016). This article has been brought to you by crop protection specialists at Dow AgroSciences
Unit 1 Broad-Leaved Weed Control in Grass (2 CPD points and 2 BASIS points)
Module 2 Technical Review: Understanding Copper (ID:135 – First Published June 2015)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> Understanding copper: poor performance in cattle and sheep can be caused by insufficient copper intake.
> Discover the clinical signs and what can be done.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and is correct at the point of going to press (June 2015). This article has been brought to you by Dr Elizabeth Berry, Animax Company Veterinary Surgeon
Unit 1 Technical Review: Understanding Copper (2 CPD points)
Module 3 Technical Review: Perennial Weed Control in Grassland (ID:138 – First Published April 2016)
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
> To recognise the six worst perennial weeds affecting grassland productivity and animal health
> To learn how to control them

This module has been accredited with 1 CPD point and 2 BASIS points and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2016). This article has been brought to you by crop protection specialists at Dow AgroSciences
Unit 1 Technical Review: Perennial Weed Control in Grassland (1 CPD point and 2 BASIS points)
Module 4 Controlling Weeds in Grassland (ID:132 – First Published April 2015.)
Learning Objectives
> Know which perennial weeds are potentially harmful to livestock.
> Learn how to achieve long-lasting weed control.
> Pick up tips for effective application of herbicides.

This module has been accredited with 1 CPD point and 2 BASIS points. It is correct at the point of going to press (April 2015). This article has been brought to you by crop protection specialists at Dow AgroSciences
Unit 1 Controlling Weeds in Grassland (1 CPD point and 2 BASIS points)
Module 5 Broad-Leaved Weed Control in Grass: (ID:129 – First published February 2015)
Learning Objectives
> Understand why growing as much grass as possible is vital for dairy, beef and sheep farmers.
> Identify the problem broad-leaved weeds that grow in grass fields.
> Know the best way to tackle them.

This module has been accredited with 2 CPD points and 2 BASIS points. It is correct at the point of going to press (February 2015). This article has been brought to you by crop protection specialists at Dow AgroSciences
Unit 1 Technical Review: Broad-Leaved Weed Control in Grass (1 CPD point and 2 BASIS points)
Module 6 Weed control in grassland (ID:146 – First Published April 2017
This module has been accredited with 1 CPD point and 1 BASIS point and is correct at the point of going to press (April 2017). This article has been brought to you by crop protection specialists at Dow AgroSciences
Unit 1 Weed control in grassland (1 CPD point & 1 BASIS point)

 

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