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Award in Safe Application of Pesticides To or Near Water PA6aw

City and Guilds / NPTC Level 2

PA6aw

PA6aw spraying to or near water

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.

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Award in Safe Application of Pesticides To or Near Water City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 (PA6aw)

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

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 hand held equipment.
6) Operate the hand held equipment.
7) Carry out post application procedures.

The training course will be £100 + VAT = £120 per person.
The assessment plus City and Guilds registration will be £120 per person (no VAT).

Total £240 per person.

All fees are payable upon booking.

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.

We 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.

We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

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

25th July 2018

6th September 2018

7th November 2018

Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled.

We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

Do you need a refresher? HSE advises that you complete a refresher every 5 years, although some insurance companies state every 3 years. We can help. We tend to run the refresher courses along side the initial training.

Equally if you have a group of people we can put a date together just for you.

Safe Application of Pesticides To or Near Water PA6aw – one day refresher £100 +VAT = £120 per person

You will receive a Lowe Maintenance Certificate of Completion.

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