Pesticides training (PA6)

Course content:

  • Pa6 – Approved Training Course
  • pesticides are very widely and successfully used in land-based industries, but they can be potentially harmful substances, therefore it is essential that they are handled, applied and stored correctly, therefore making training essential
  • our assessment course in Hand Held Applicators – Hydraulic Nozzle, has experienced instructors who will guide you through the appropriate and safe use of the hand held applicator. 

Target audience:

  • if you are involved in the application of pesticides with hand held hydraulic nozzle applicators  
  • the course will help you develop your knowledge of health and safety requirements, and allow you to add to your continuous development. 


  • dependent on your experience and if you are a novice the course will last for 2 days. 

Before attending this course you will have already attended the:

What will you get from it?

  • identify and describe how hand held applicators work 
  • identify and select nozzles for various applications 
  • achieve the required spray quality 
  • carry out pre-start checks 
  • calibrate the applicator 
  • mix and fill applicator accurately and safely 
  • operate the applicator safely and efficiently in various situations 
  • prevent environmental hazards 
  • decontaminate and store equipment

Course sessions:

  • basics of spray application 
  • hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment 
  • the working principles of a knapsack 
  • preparation of the applicator for work 
  • nozzles 
  • calibrating a knapsack 
  • mixing, filling and site work 
  • calibration – concentration method 
  • decontamination, tank washing and storage

Maximum number of learners: 

  • 6 per session


  • £267

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Last updated: 20 August 2018 15:34:56