Plant Healthy Training Modules
Plant Healthy Training Modules topics related to Plant Healthy.
What are the different types of international, European, national and regional regulations and controls? What are the different organisations involved in the UK plant health service, what are they responsible for (e.g. policy, inspection, diagnosis and advice) and where are they located?
What is biosecurity and what are harmful organisms? What is pest risk analysis and how do we use it to determine the level of risk an organism poses? Know what the UK plant health risk register is. How do we apply the principles of pest risk analysis to ensure the appropriate level of protection for a business? An overview of the main groups of harmful organisms. What should I do if I suspect a notifiable organism?
Be able to give examples to show that you appreciate the diverse range of pathways of both introduction and spread appreciate the difference between introduction and spread appreciate the difference between natural and human-assisted pathways
Be able to able identify the main pathways for introduction and spread of harmful organisms Be able to suggest measures to reduce the likelihood of introduction or spread Be able to explain how the plant biosecurity continuum applies to your work Be able to explain how the Plant Health Management Standard relates to your work
Where in the Plant Health Management Standard is Plant Health Responsibility mentioned? Where in the Plant Health Management Standard are training and progression opportunities mentioned? Examples of how plant health responsibility and training operate in the workplace. What is the Royal Society of Biology Plant Health and Biosecurity Competency Framework? How can I develop my competency in Plant Health and Biosecurity further?
EU Plant Passports (PPs): Topics covered: An Introduction to PPs; The Widened Scope of PPs; Authorisation to issue PPs; The Content and Format of a Plant Passport; Attachment of Plant Passports; Auctions and Shows; Our Approach to Non-Compliance; Comms resources