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

Key course information

Horticulture

17/11/2020

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.


male student digging up the ground - smiling at the camera
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

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.

Horticulture


Career Opportunities

  • Landscape Designer
  • Head Gardener
  • Horticultural Lecturer

  • Garden Designer
  • Arboriculture Specialist
  • Grounds Maintenance Operative

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