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C&> Award in The Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (QCF) (PA6)

Key course information

Agriculture, Animals and Land Based

21/07/2020

1 day

Part time

240.00

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Course Overview


If you have passed the Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides (PA1) and use a knapsack sprayer to apply the pesticide, this is the follow-on course for you.


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male student digging up the ground - smiling at the camera

What will I learn?


After this course you will:




• Know the legislative and safety regulations relating to applicator use
• Be able to assess the environmental factors relating to mixing and application
• Be able to read and interpret product information
• Be able to prepare and calibrate a hand held pedestrian applicator

• Be able to operate the application equipment

• Be able to operate the application equipment

• Know how to carry out post-operational procedures

Entry Requirements


You must have completed and passed the Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Apllicaiton of Pesticides (PA1).

Study, Assessment and Qualifications


The assessment for these courses is conducted independently by a separate NPTC assessor. Assessments are on a separate day following the training, at designated time slots and are typically within a week of the training being completed; this is dependent on assessor availability.

Additional Costs and Information


Please contact 0845 345 2235 or BusinessDevelopment@Wiltshire.ac.uk with any queries.

What Could I Do Next?

On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses

Agriculture, Animals and Land Based


Career Opportunities

  • Stock Person
  • Dairy Person
  • Zookeeper

  • Veterinary Nurse
  • Groom
  • Tree Surgeon

Grooms who work with competition or racehorses will get many opportunities to travel both in the UK and abroad

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