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PA6 - Safe Use of Pesticides: Hand Held Applicators

PA6 - Safe Use of Pesticides: Hand Held Applicators



This payment is for external delegates.

Current Hartpury students should pay for their short courses through the ‘Additional courses for FE and HE students’ section of the product catalogue, where the student discount is applied.

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

Course Content

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

    Other Agriculture and Countryside short courses

    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

    Price includes NPTC registration and test fee. The test is held on a separate day.

    Checking and maintenanceChecking and maintenanceOperation of the sprayer