Pesticide Application: Handheld Applicators
The course covers the following topics: Legislation; Personal safety and contamination; Interpreting the pesticide label; Pesticide and container storage; Disposal, record keeping and environmental factors.
Before operatives can carry out a spraying operation with any kind of spray applicator they must have achieved the PA1 qualification.The second day of the course trains the operator in the safe use and practical application of pesticides by hydraulic nozzle handheld applicator.
Subjects covered include: Interpretation of the product label; Nozzle selection; Calibration of the applicator; Correct use of the applicator; Environmental considerations; Pesticide application to water.
There are no formal entry requirements.
21 May 2020