Award in Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment PA6a

City and Guilds / NPTC Level 2

(PA6a)

Hand Held Applicators PA6a Knapsack or hand lance

Everyone who uses pesticides in a professional context will have to complete a suite of pesticide qualifications due to changes in legislation 2015. This applies to anyone who works in the rural economy.

Award in Safe Application of Pesticides Using Handheld Pedestrian Equipment PA6a City & Guilds NPTC Level 2.

Prior to coming on this course you must have the 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 application equipment such as knapsacks.
2) Assess the environment factors relating to the mixing and application site.
3) Read and interpret product information.
4) Prepare and calibrate a handheld pedestrian applicator e.g. knapsack.
5) Operate the application equipment e.g. knapsack.
6) Carry out post application procedures.

6th August 2019

5th September 2019

8th October 2019

13th November 2019

3rd December 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.

Award in Safe Application of Pesticides Using Handheld Pedestrian Equipment City & Guilds NPTC Level 2.

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 for PA6a.

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

Safe Application of Pesticides Handheld Applicators (knapsacks) PA6a – one day refresher £100 +VAT = £120 per person

You will receive a Lowe Maintenance Certificate of Completion.

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