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PA1 and PA6 Principles of Safe Pesticide Application NPTC

11th December 2017 - 12th December 2017
09:00 - 17:00
Bicton College
East Budleigh
Resource Management

Safe Use of pesticdes for hand held applicators.

This two day course is the PA1 & PA6 training for knapsack sprayers. The first day of this training will be classrrom based with an online assessment at the end of the day. Topics covered 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)
  • Calibrations & Application Rates
  • 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 1.5hours 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 PA6.

Price: £420

For more information about this course or to enrol, telephone 0845 458 7485 or email