15th - 16th October 2019
Time: 9 - 4.30
Location: Newton Rigg College, Penrith
This applicator course (PA6) is suitable for those applying pesticides using knapsack/hand-held equipment.
PA1 must have been successfully completed before taking this course.
Anyone who uses a professional pesticide product should not use that pesticide or give instruction to others on its use unless they have received adequate instruction, training and guidance in its correct use. Obtaining a Certificate of Competence is the best way of demonstrating that you are trained to use pesticides and will confirm occupational competence. This legislation applies to all users e.g. agriculture, horticulture, etc.
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
Know how to carry out post-operational procedures
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