Pesticide training PA3A – Air Assisted Orchard Sprayer
Pesticide training – PA3A – Air Assisted Orchard Sprayer
Anyone who uses Pesticides (approved for use in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry) in the course of their job is legally required to have a Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.
PLEASE NOTE: In order to achieve this certificate, PA1 Foundation module must be completed and passed.
This training and assessment requires you to be able to read and understand a pesticide product label and to carry out some calculations. An alternative to this training and assessment would be to get someone with a Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides to apply pesticide for you or have another family member trained to get the Certificate.
Who is the course for?
Anyone who uses Pesticides (approved for use in Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry) in the course of their job.
- Knowledge of the sprayer
- Interpret product label
- Check the sprayer
- Calibrate the sprayer
- Prepare and add pesticide to tank
- Carry out an environmental risk assessment
- Apply the pesticide
- Cleaning and Records
Training and assessment will occur on separate days. Training will take a full day and assessment will be approximately 2.5 hours on a separate day following. The assessment will be done by an approved City & Guilds assessor via one to one questioning and practical spraying of an area.
Booking Terms and Conditions
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