NPTC PA6 Hand Held Applicators Safe Use Level 2
Agriculture and Animal Care
Part Time Day
Discount available to Under 19s only. Dependent on course suitability
Other fees may include any of the following: registrations, exam fees or any course materials
Please note, all advertised fees are for one year only, unless otherwise stated in the additional information below
14 February 2023
Tuesday and Wednesday
In a nutshell
The law states that anyone who uses or applies pesticides commercially, must possess a valid Pesticide Certificate in order to comply with regulations. This legislation isn't optional and it applies to volunteers, employed and self-employed people alike.
There are several common categories in pesticide training. Once you have your PA1: theory certificate, you can then take any other module, making sure that you're legal and safe when using chemicals.
This course is for...
...Anyone working in Agriculture, Horticulture or the Forestry Industry
...Anyone working in amenity workplaces, football clubs etc
...Anyone who wants to develop their skills and knowledge
This training provides essential knowledge for the correct application of pesticide with knapsack sprayer.
This course includes:
- The setting and checking of equipment
- Measuring areas
- Calibrating equipment
- Mix and measure chemicals
- Cleaning and storing equipment
This course involves the practical application of pesticides using a knapsack applicator via a hydraulic nozzle or rotary attomizer sprayer.
Following the completion of PA1, the foundation theory module, you can bolt on various practical units.
Achieved Pesticide Application (PA1) and be 16 years of age or older.
This is a 3 day course (2 days training and 1 day assessment). The course will be held during the week.
All necessary personal protective equipment will be provided by the college.
You’ll study via in-class and practical learning.
After booking your course you have 14 days to change your mind and request a full refund. You can still request a refund after this date, but this will only be given if you meet the criteria from the college fee policy.
If your chosen course starts within 14 days of you booking your place, then the 14 day refund policy does not apply and any refund will be subject to the college fee policy.
All courses may be subject to change and cancelled if deemed not viable to run.
Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?
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