Irish Agricultural Supply Industry Standards

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IASIS Members

What We Do

IASIS is a QQI (Quality and Qualification of Ireland) registered service provider. We provide accredited training in the plant protection, animal health and pest control business areas, up to QQI Level 6, for ‘distributors’ of plant protection, animal health products and pest control products.

Our Customers include

  • Wholesale and retail distributors of animal health products
  • Wholesale and retail distributors of professional plant protection products
  • Wholesale and retail distributors of non-professional plant protection products
  • Advisors on the selection and use of plant protection products
  • Distributors of plant protection products
  • Rodent pest management technicians
  • Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
  • Teagasc
  • Independent Consultants
  • The general public including the farming and rural communities

For plant protection products

  • We maintain a register of persons who participate in a programme of Continuous Professional Education (CPE) for pesticide advisors and distributors to enable them
    • to maintain DAFM registration
    • in the case of pesticide advisors, to provide advice on selection and use of plant protection products
    • in the case of distributors to safely store and handle plant protection products
  • We provide guidance and advice to members in relation to the building and modification of the storage, sales and display facilities and on how stores, sales and display areas should be managed and operated in accordance with best practice

For animal health products

  • We provide training for ‘Responsible Persons’ as required by DAFM under Retail, Sale and Supply of Animal Remedies legislation

For rodent pest management technicians

  • In association with the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use Ireland (CRRU Ireland) we provide ‘Wildlife Aware’ training for rodent pest management technicians
  • We maintain a register of persons who have been accredited as ‘Wildlife Aware’ rodent pest management technicians and who comply with the IASIS Continuous Professional Education (CPE) Scheme for IASIS accredited ‘Wildlife Aware’ rodent pest management technicians”