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PA2a: Correct Use of Boom Sprayers (0216-50 Unit 111)

Industry Short Courses

Providing training in the use of the ground crop sprayer, this course looks at how to prepare your equipment, the maintenance of it and its safe use.

Please note, the assessment is approximately 3 hours and is carried out by an NPTC assessor on a one-to-one basis.

Course Duration:

Part Time

2 days, plus half a day assessment.

Campus

Hadlow Campus

Course Cost

£540

Entry Requirements

PA1 and proficiency in tractor driving.

 

From 26 November 2015, due to a change in legislation, it will be an offence for anyone to use Plant Protection Products (PPPs) authorised for professional use unless they hold an appropriate qualification in the safe use of pesticides.

Previously, if you were born before 31 Dec 1964 you could use PPPs on your own land without the need for a qualification – this was known as ‘Grandfather Rights’.

Hadlow College offers 3 seperate pesticide courses, awarded by City & Guilds, that meet the legislation for sprayer operators and will entitle you to spray on your own property and on the property of others.

Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides.  Comprising of 021649 - City & Guilds Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticide (PA1) and the appropriate application unit (eg PA2 for Boom sprayer pesticide application or PA6a for Hand-held applicators).

Further details of these qualifications can be found on www.nptc.org.uk.

NOTE:  a PA1 certificate alone does not permit you to apply pesticides.  A certificate for a 2nd practical module such as PA2 or PA6 is also required.

Start Dates

Monday 24 July 2017 9:00 - 16:00 (Hadlow (1617E))

Location

Hadlow

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If you’re interested in signing up for this course then leave your details and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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