PA6a - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (knapsacks/lance from a tank) NPTC / City and Guilds - 23 January 2019

PA6a - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (knapsacks/lance from a tank) NPTC / City and Guilds - 23 January 2019

Yorkshire North East

  • 23 January 2019

18 Duke Street, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9DN

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This course is for people who use knapsacks or hand lances from a tank, the pre-requisite is PA1. Training is one day plus one day for the assessment.

  • Description

    Everyone who uses pesticides in a professional context will have to complete a suite of pesticide qualifications due to changes in legislation 2015. This applies to anyone who works in the rural economy.

    Prior to coming on this course, you must have the Award in the Principles of Safe Application and Handling of Pesticides PA1.

    Learning Outcomes
    By the end of this course you should be able to:
    1) Understand the legislation and safety regulations relating to application equipment such as knapsacks.
    2) Assess the environment factors relating to the mixing and application site.
    3) Read and interpret product information.
    4) Prepare and calibrate a handheld pedestrian applicator e.g. knapsack.
    5) Operate the application equipment e.g. knapsack.
    6) Carry out post application procedures.

    Please bring with you the following kit.
    1) Spray suit, coveralls type 5 and 6.
    2) Nitrile rubber gloves, 0.5 mm thick, 300 mm long with no flocking.
    3) Wellies.

    Lowe Maintenance will provide the specific spraying equipment for the training and assessment.

    One day training. 2 hours approximately for the assessment (on a second day).

    Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled.

    Lowe Maintenance do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

    For more information contact: info@lowe-maintenance.co.uk or call 01729 825132, alternatively visit Lowe Maintenance website