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 Near to Water, 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 near to water 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. The PA6AW is essential if you intend to apply pesticides near to rivers on banks and pathways or to aquatic based targets.
Before attending this course you must have already attended the (PA1) Safe Use of Pesticides course.
What does the PA6AW Course cover?
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.
What other pesticide courses do you offer?
At BSD Training we can offer a wide range of City and Guilds NPTC Pesticide training and assessment courses including;
PA1 Safe use of Pesticides
PA2A Vehicle mounted boom sprayer training and assessment
PA2F Mounted or Trailed Wick Type Applicator training and assessments
PA6A Handheld Applicators training and assessment
PA6INJ Handheld Minimal Calibration Injection equipment training and assessment