Agriculture

Introduction

Course Title: Pesticide Application (Tractor Spraying)
Course Code: AG074

Department: Agriculture
Course Type: Part Time



Two days of training prepares experienced tractor drivers for the City & Guilds (NPTC) Foundation Module (PA1) and the Vehicle Mounted Boom Sprayers Module (PA2). The assessment will be taken on the third day. Those with PA1 do not need to attend day 1 - discount available.

Overview

Qualification

C & G (NPTC) Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides

Course Content

Day 1:
Legislation
Labels and codes of practice
LERAP
Risk assessment
Storage and transport
Personal protective equipment
Records and environmental protection

Day 2:
Tractor and sprayer safety and operation
Calibration and nozzle selection
Field working
-Environmental protectio

Day 3:
Assessments

Entry Requirements

Experience in tractor driving and operation

Next Steps

Other part-time agricultural courses e.g. Tractor Driving, Telehandlers, ATVs, Slug Pellet Application

Career Opportunities

Farm Worker (Crops), Groundsperson