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NPTC PA6A Knapsack Sprayer - Hydraulic Nozzle

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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

Additional entry requirements

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

Awarding body

NPTC - National Proficiency Tests Council

Training for employers

This course has been specifically designed for companies training their employees.

Course reference: PEP008 (use this when contacting provider)

Course info
START DATES
JUNE 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Location:

Lewes, BN7 3AE

Time:

9:00am - 5:00pm

Duration:

2 days

Attendance:

Full time

Qualification:

Non-accredited external qualification

From: £416

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