Pesticide training PA6A – Knapsack Sprayer
Pesticide training – PA6A – Knapsack 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 and nozzles
- Interpret product label
- Check the sprayer
- Calibrate the sprayer
- Prepare and add pesticide to tank
- Carry out an environmental risk assessment
- Apply the pesticide
- Spot treatments
- Cleaning and Records
Booking Terms and Conditions
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