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Pesticide Application (PA6A): Hand Held Applicators NPTC Level 2 Award

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    For more information or to enrol onto this course, please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

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This course will cover all the topics associated with applying pesticides from pedestrian operated equipment.

NPTC

Entry requirements

You will study the following topics:

  • Preparation of spray equipment
  • Applicator calibration
  • Record keeping
  • Operating techniques and safe application
  • Post-spraying procedures

Please note: There is a pre-requisite for this course that candidates must have already passed the Pesticide Application (PA1): Safe Use of Pesticides NPTC Level 2 Award (course code B1311).

Further study and career options

'Application to Water' can be covered at the end of the PA6A course. This is a beneficial qualification for those working in the agriculture and horticulture industries or self employed in roles such as a gardener or groundskeeper. You can also study Pesticide Application (PA1): Safe Use of Pesticides NPTC Level 2 Award, and Pesticide Application (PA2): Ground Crop Sprayer NPTC Level 2 Award.

Additional information

To take part in this course you must bring PPE (personal protective equipment) and other tools and equipment as listed on the joining instructions. You can also view the PPE and tools list here. These will be emailed to you a few weeks before the course is due to start – please contact us to confirm you have the required items.

Funding information

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. Find out more at www.bedford.ac.uk/concessions

Course Information & How to Apply

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

To book onto this course please contact our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
1 day 08/12/2020 Tue 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College SOB1307S4 Course in progress
1 day - Postponed until further notice 23/02/2021 Tue 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College SOB1307S5
1 day 09/03/2021 Tue 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College SOB1307S6
1 day 20/04/2021 Tue 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College SOB1307S7
1 day 18/05/2021 Tue 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College SOB1307S8
1 day 08/06/2021 Tue 9.00 am - 4.30 pm £228 Shuttleworth College SOB1307S9

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If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

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Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.