Award in The Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (QCF)
Day 1 - Legislation, LERAP, codes of practice, label interpretation, assessing hazards and risks, sprayer safety, personal protective equipment.
Day 2 - Pesticide storage and transportation, record keeping, disposal of pesticides and their containers, environmental protection.
Day 3 - Planning and preparation, alternative methods of control, types of sprayer, nozzle selection, pre-spraying procedure, sprayer maintenance, calibration, handling and mixing, decontamination.
Day 4 - Assessment arranged with independent NPTC assessor.
Candidates should have adequate levels of numeracy and literary. As an approximate guide, candidates should be at a minimum of Level 1 numeracy and literacy Minimum age is 16 years Tetanus protection is recommended.
Other Certificates of Competence available, e.g., Mowers, Brushcutters & Strimmers, Chainsaws, etc.
Any employment requiring pesticide application
Dates & Fees
|Start Date||End Date||Start Time||End Time||Mode of Attendance||Days of the Week||No of sessions|
|14-May-19||17-May-19||9.15 a.m.||4.45 p.m.||Part Time||Tue - Fri||4|
|Total Fee Full Cost||Total Fee 19-23||Total Fee 24+|
Calculator. Basic stationery - notepad, pens, pencils, ruler and eraser. National Insurance (NI) number. Wellington Boots. Steel toe-capped boots, spraying overalls, spraying (Nitrile) gloves and a face shield - all protective equipment will be inspected by the course instructor. Practical clothing.
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