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As an important part of its commitment to encouraging high standards of professionalism from its members the ALCI organises training courses with leading training service providers for member companies on First Aid, Pesticide Handling & Application, Chainsaw and other relevant topics.


2016 Training Schedule

Hand Held Pesticide Application 2 day FETAC Level 5 course

The ALCI, in conjunction with FRS Training, will be running a number of hand held Pesticide Application training courses in  2016. This is an ideal opportunity for ALCI members to get their staff trained in order to comply with the new regulations which came into force at the end of 2015 under the National Action Plan for the Sustainable Use of Pesticides which make it mandatory for anyone handling pesticides professionally to have undergone appropriate and approved training.


Cost: €190 for ALCI members; €220 for non-members

Contact the ALCI on 01 2479037; to book your place.

Component Specification - Hand Held Pesticide Application

National Action Plan for the Sustainable Use of Pesticides


An ALCI Member on a handheld Pesticide Application course

 Professional Pesticide User Register - REGISTER NOW

Under the National Action Plan for the Sustainable Use of Pesticides a register of suitably qualified professional users will be established and maintained by the Pesticide Controls Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food & the Marine. All professional users of pesticides (individual users, not just their company or employer) should register online as follows:


Occupational First Aid

3 day FETAC Level 5 course: Industry best practice is that there should always be a first aider on site and preferably two, in case the first goes down. Cost €210.

Occupational First Aid course specification


ALCI members on an Occupational First Aid training course


Crosscutting Chainsaw Course 3 day course - City & Guilds certified

This course for 6 participants is run by Coillte and participants will learn to perform the following skills with an emphasis on safety:

  1. Crosscutting under tension and compression
  2. Safe use of saw and the law
  3. Presentation of material
  4. General chainsaw maintenance
  5. Chain sharpening

 Cost €480


Signing, Lighting & Guarding at Roadworks course (CSCS)

SLG training is a legal requirement of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (Construction Regulations) 2006 Reg 97 if your work involves working on roads, near roads, on pavements, footpaths or any activities that may interfere with vehicular or pedestrian traffic. Candidates who sucessfully complete this course will be qualified to set up, maintain, modify and remove telporary traffic measures around roadworks and manage the safe flow of traffic through roadworks. Candidates will also be able to interpret traffic management plans, in accordance with chapter 8 of the traffic signs manual.

Qualification:  FETAC/SOLAS (CSCS)

Valid for: 5 years from the final date of course

Required:  The acceptable health and safety training cards for CSCS programmes are:

  • Safe Pass Solas
  • Managing safely in Construction
  • CSR Health & Safety Training

 Cost €545


ALCI members on a Signing, Lighting & Guarding at Roadworks course

  • Nangle & Niesen Ltd
  • Celuplast
  • Timbertrove
  • Roadstone
  • Arachas
  • Glenview Natural Stone
  • Enrich
  • Kelly's Nursery Ltd
  • Westland
  • Smith Concepts Ltd
  • Sanctuary Synthetics
  • Summerhill Lawns
  • N&C Enterprises Ltd
  • Bayer Cropscience Ltd
  • Giorgio Tesi Group
  • Quarrystore
  • Foamstream
  • Arch Outdoor Limited
  • Unichem
  • NAD
  • ICL
  • Artificial Grass Store
  • Bartlett Tree Experts
  • FBD Insurance
  • SAP
  • Bord na Mona
  • Landscape Depot
  • Dublin Grass Machinery
  • Barleystone Paving Ltd
  • BOI Payment Acceptance
  • Whelehan
  • Annaveigh
  • Kilsaran
  • Greenogue Recycling
  • Norman Emerson Group Ltd