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PA6 - Safe Use of Pesticides: Hand Held Applicators

PA6 - Safe Use of Pesticides: Hand Held Applicators



It is recommended that students attend the pesticide courses in the 2nd or 3rd year and not in the 1st year.

This course is for FE and HE Students only. You will be contacted with your allocated date.

This is a two day course preparing candidates to take NPTC PA6 Hand Held Applicators (Knapsack) test


Detailed Description

Course Content

  • Working principles
  • Calibration
  • Checking and maintenance
  • Operation of the sprayer

Entry Qualifications

Applicants must hold the PA1 Foundation Certificate before taking the PA6 test.

Additional Information:

Students must bring a pen, notepad and calculator and wellington boots.  You will require spray coveralls and nitrile gloves. These are available to purchase on the day (coveralls £10 and nitrile gloves for £3 per pair), or you can bring your own if you have them.

NOTE: Attendance on this course does not automatically achieve the Certificate of Competence