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PA6pp Ecoplugs February 2020

Training half day plus a couple of hours for the assessment (on a separate day)

Training fee £100 +VAT = £120 per person.

Assessment plus City and Guilds registration fee £120 no VAT per person

Total £240 per person.

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The PA6pp Ecoplugs unit for the safe use of pesticides follows on as an optional unit after the PA1 foundation unit.

This course qualifies you to use Pesticide Plugs (PP) / Ecoplugs which are a safe product used to kill tree stumps and prevent regrowth.
Stumps and roots store energy hence so they can sprout new shoots once cut, which results in bushy re-growth in a matter of months in some species.
You can use Ecoplugs all year round to kill many species of trees.
Also a safe process that you can be carried out in small or large areas and in a variety of situations such as railway embankments, golf courses and parks.

Consequently, the PA6pp Ecoplugs February 2020 covers the following areas, in which you will cover:

  • Regulations in place that you should be following
  • Understanding product labels
  • Knowledge of newer ecoplug approval number and aquatic approval use
  • Equipment pre-checks that you should be completing before use
  • What to include on your environmental risk assessment
  • Calculating the amount required for a stump (specie specific)
  • Carry out a mock application of ecoplugs with dummy plugs
  • Explain how to dispose of any waste products or materials
  • Cleaning and storage of your equipment
  • Completion of an application record