C&G Award in The Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (QCF) (PA6)
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About this course

If you have passed the Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides (PA1) and use a knapsack sprayer to apply the pesticide, this is the follow on course for you.

What will I learn?

After this course you will:

  • Know the legislative and safety regulations relating to applicator use
  • Be able to assess the environmental factors relating to mixing and application
  • Be able to read and interpret product information
  • Be able to prepare and calibrate a hand held pedestrian applicator
  • Be able to operate the application equipment
  • Be able to operate the application equipment
  • Know how to carry out post-operational procedures
Entry requirements

You must have completed and passed the Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Apllicaiton of Pesticides (PA1).

Study, assessment and qualifications

The assessment for these courses are independently assessed by a separate NPTC assessor to the trainer.  Assessments are on a separate day following the training, at designated time slots and are typically within a week of the training being completed; dependant on assessor availability.

Additional costs and information

Please contact 0845 345 2235 or BusinessDevelopment@Wiltshire.ac.uk with any queries.

Apprenticeships and Adult Education Funded Courses
The College’s Adult funded courses and apprenticeships prior to 1st May 2017 and apprenticeships with non-levy paying employers post 1st May 2017, are funded by the Education and Skills Funding Agency and part financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF). ESF supports activities to extend employment opportunities and develop a skilled workforce.