Pesticide Application - PA2A (NPTC) 021650

About the Course

Ground Crop Sprayer - Mounted or Trailed

This one day practical module should be taken after the PA1 module has been completed. The training is designed for operators who apply pesticides from a conventional boom sprayer with hydraulic nozzle and/or rotary atomiser. Topics covered will include:

  • Safe driving practice
  • Calibration
  • Post-spraying procedures
The one day training will be followed by an NPTC assessment (to be arranged).

The module requires an understanding of pesticide labels and regulations. This is in compliance with regulations and directives from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Calculations and interpreting information is an integral part of the training.

Entry Requirements

Candidates may attend training however City & Guilds state candidates must not go forward for testing until the PA1 unit has been achieved.

Candidates must have at least six months experience of driving a tractor. They will not be allowed to start the course without the correct Personal Protective Equipment which should include:

  • Waterproof Wellington boots, preferable steel toe capped
  • Sprayer face shield
  • Type 5/6 disposable coveralls
  • Unlined nitrile gloves
By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Tea and coffee making facilities are available, please bring a packed lunch and any other refreshments.

Instructor / Student Ratio 1:4

Course Dates

Wednesday 6 December 2023 (9:00am to 4:00pm)

[assessments on Monday 11 December]

£395 per person (No places remaining)

Wednesday 13 December 2023 (9:00am to 4:00pm)

[assessments on Friday 15 December]

£395 per person (No places remaining)

For group bookings please contact Short Courses 01245 424286