Hand Held Applicators (PA6)


1 day (practical) – for experienced operators
2 days (practical) – for those with little or no experience
Who is the Course For? This course is designed for all those involved in operating and
maintaining hydraulic nozzle type knapsack sprayers.
Participants should have attended the course Safe Use of  Pesticides or hold the recognised certificate of competence: “Safe Use of Pesticides”.
To provide training for those required to undertake the City & Guild NPTC assessment: PA6

Instructor/Trainee Ratio: Max: 1:6 Min 1:2
Course Content:

General safety
Preparing the sprayer and checking components
Calibrating the hand held sprayer
Operating the hand held sprayer in a variety of operating circumstances
Decontamination of sprayer and protective clothing
Out of season maintenance and storage