NPTC PA2 Ground Crop Sprayer Mounted or Trailed Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Agriculture & Animal Care

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Short Course

Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£400

Start Date

Start Date
09 June 2020

Day(s)

Day(s)
Tuesday and Wednesday

Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
16:00

Duration

Duration
2 days

In a nutshell

This course covers a varied and in-depth information on the use and disposal of pesticides.

Course content

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.

The law states that anyone who uses or applies pesticides in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Industry or Amenity workplaces 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.

Following the completion of PA1, the foundation Theory module, you can bolt on various practical units.

PA2 is needed by anyone wanting to operate mounted or trailed boom sprayers. It's also needed if you wish to operate most & 'weed wiper ' types of applicator.

The PA2 course will train you in the use of

  • A field crop sprayer with hydraulic nozzels.
  • Safe driving practice
  • Preparation of equipment
  • Setting and testing application rate
  • Fault finding and post operation maintenance

Entry Requirements

Achieved Pesticide Application (PA1).

Additional information

This is a 3 day course (2 days training and 1 day assessment).

You’ll study via in-class and practical learning.

The cost of the course is £280

Where can I study NPTC PA2 Ground Crop Sprayer Mounted or Trailed Level 2?

UCEU0155AB
Usk Campus
(Short Course)
Start Date: 09 June 2020

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