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PA1 & PA6 (Pesticide)
From Monday 26 June 2017 -  09:00
To Tuesday 27 June 2017 - 16:00
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Contact Tricia on 01786 476170

Synopsis - The course will enable you to work safely with Pesticides and Herbicides. It will provide you with all the training you need to apply for the PA1 (pesticide application) and PA6 (pesticide applicator) NPTC qualification.

Experience Level - No experience required.

Instructor’s Details - Willie Johnson has been training people for over 20 years and holds qualifications in training clients on a wide range of machinery. He is a senior LANTRA instructor, associate of the Institute of Occupational Safety & Health and assessor of quality assurance for various agencies.

What to bring with you – A paper suit, pair of wellies, face mask, pair of unlined gloves. Please note that these items cannot be purchased/borrowed on day of course. Clean shoes for the classroom. You can bring your own sprayer along if you wish.

Location - Kings Park Farm, Dumbarton Road, Stirling FK8 3AA

Catering – Please bring a packed lunch

Cost - £490 plus vat, course fees include training, assessment and registration fees plus Eventbrite processing fees.

Course Schedule

DAY 1 - Welcome and Registration 9.00am

Safe use of Pesticide

  • Label Interpretation
  • Legislation
  • Personnel Protective equipment
  • Safe storage of pesticides
  • Safe transport of pesticides
  • Pesticide disposal
  • Record Keeping
  • Environmental protection
  • Emergency action

Day 2 – Welcome and Registration 9.00am

Use of Hand Held Pesticide Applicators

  • Legislation
  • Label Interpretation
  • Machine Preparation
  • Nozzle types
  • Calibrating hand held applicators
  • Safe handing and mixing of pesticides
  • Sprayer operation
  • Sprayer decontamination
  • Sprayer maintenance

Additional Information – NPTC assessment is scheduled for 6th July 2017, the trainer will confirm this at time of training

Terms & Conditions - The full fee is payable for cancellations within 7 days of event.

All timings are approximate – We reserve the right to alter, amend or cancel any part of the above programme

Location Kings Park Farm, Dumbarton Road, Stirling FK8 3AA