NPTC PA2 Ground Crop Sprayer Mounted or Trailed Level 2
In a nutshell
The PA2 trains operators to use mounted or trailed boom sprayers, mounted on or pulled by a quad bike or tractor. 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 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.
This course is for...
...any persons working in Agriculture, Horticulture or the Forestry Industry
...any persons working in amenity workplaces, football clubs etc
Following the completion of PA1, the foundation theory module, you can bolt on various practical units.
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.
To enter this course, you will need to have achieved Pesticide Application (PA1) and be 16 years of age or over.
This is a 3 day course (2 days training and 1 day assessment). All necessary personal protective equipment will be provided by the college. You’ll study via in-class and practical learning. The course will be held during the week.
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