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PA1 and PA2 Principles of Safe Pesticide Application

Date: 
11th December 2017 - 13th December 2017
Time: 
09:00 - 17:00
Location: 
Bicton College
East Budleigh
EX9 7BY
Category: 
Resource Management

Safe Use of Pesticides, Mounted, Self-propelled or trailed boom sprayers.

This two day course is the PA1 and PA2 training for the various types of boom sprayer. The first day of this training will be classroom bassed with an online assessment at the end of the day. Topics covered will include:

  • Health and Safety
  • Legislation around pesticides
  • Environmental considerations
  • Product Labelling
  • Safe Storage
  • Record Keeping

The second day of this training will be on the practical applicator, including:

  • Health and Safety
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Calibration and Application Rates
  • Boom Height
  • Weather and Wind Conditions
  • Applicator set up and Nozzle Selection
  • Hygiene
  • Safe disposal of unused or expired pesticide products

On the third day you will then be given an appointment for your practical applicator assessment and you are allowed up to two hours to complete the assessment.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be in receipt of an NPTC qualification in Safe Use of Pesticides, PA1 and PA2.

Price: £445


For more information about this course or to enrol, telephone 0845 458 7485 or email rbs@duchy.ac.uk