Key course information
Apply for this course
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.
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
Know how to carry out post-operational procedures
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
- Landscape Designer
- Head Gardener
- Horticultural Lecturer
- Garden Designer
- Arboriculture Specialist
- Grounds Maintenance Operative