PA6aw - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment to or near water (knapsacks/lance from a tank) NPTC / City and Guilds 7 November 2018

PA6aw - Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment to or near water (knapsacks/lance from a tank) NPTC / City and Guilds 7 November 2018

Yorkshire North East

  • 7 November 2018

18 Duke Street Settle North Yorkshire BD24 9DN

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You need PA6aw if you apply pesticides to or near water, this includes river banks, dry ditches and footpaths adjacent to water courses. Please note that PA6aw only enables you to apply to or near water and not to any other site.

  • Description

    To book online visit: Lowe Maintenance

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

    You need PA6aw if you apply pesticides to or near water, this includes river banks, dry ditches, and footpaths adjacent to watercourses. Please note that PA6aw only enables you to apply to or near water and not to any other site.

    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of this course you should be able to:
    1) Understand the legislation and safety regulations relating to applying pesticides to or near water using hand held pedestrian equipment.
    2) Identify risks to the aquatic environment.
    3) Assess the environmental factors relating to the mixing and application site.
    4) Read and interpret product information.
    5) Prepare and calibrate the handheld equipment.
    6) Operate the handheld equipment.
    7) 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. They do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

    Certification: Award in Safe Application of Pesticides Using Handheld Pedestrian Equipment To or Near Water PA6aw City & Guilds NPTC Level 2.