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NPTC PA6A Knapsack Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle

Plumpton College
Course summary
2 days
416 GBP
Lewes
Next available date: Contact for dates - Lewes
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Course description

NPTC PA6A Knapsack Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle:

This course enables students to prepare and use hand held pesticides applicators, including nozzle selection, calibration and safe operation.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Environmental risks
  • Legal and safety requirements
  • Interpretation of the label
  • Preparation and maintenance of the knapsack sprayer
  • Nozzle types and uses
  • Calibration
  • Filling and mixing procedures
  • Safe spraying application
  • Application record sheets
  • Cleaning and storage procedures
  • Safe disposal of unwanted pesticides

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED

  • Coveralls; type 3,4 or 5 & 6 as per code of practice
  • Face shield; full face protection
  • Nitrile gloves (minimum of 0.5mm thickness and 300mm long) as per code of practice
  • Wellington or full legength water repellent boots with a good grip and must have steel toe cap
  • Calculator (not on a mobile phone)
  • Stop watch
  • Notepad and Pen

FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES

  • NPTC PA6AW Hand Held Application In or Near Water with Hydraulic Nozzle
  • NPTC PA6INJ Hand Held Application Using Injection Equipment

Suitability - Who should attend?

The entry requirements for the course are: PA1 Safe use of pesticides.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Non-accredited external qualification

About provider

Plumpton College - Apprenticeship Training

Plumpton College is a specialist land-based College offering outstanding indoor and outdoor facilities at our main 800-hectare site plus our other superb Out Centres. You'll be able to develop your skills and knowledge at our inspirational sites. Offering a variety...


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Contact info

Plumpton College

Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex
BN7 3AE


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