PA6A Training Northern Ireland

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.

The NPTC 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.


Who is it for?

If you are involved in the application of pesticides with hand held hydraulic nozzle applicators, then our training course is for you. This course will help you develop your knowledge of health and safety requirements, and allow you to add to your continuous development.

Before attending this course you will have already attended the (PA1) Safe Use of Pesticides course.

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-operation 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 Duration


1 days training then a one to one assessment with a City and Guilds Assessor lasting up to 3.5 hours on a separate day




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