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.



Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides

Course Content

Day 1:
Labels and codes of practice
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 protection

Day 3:

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

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
We run on demand. Contact us for dates. 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Part Time Run on demand 3
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs


Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

Email us

Materials Required

Wellington boots Basic stationery Steel toe-capped footwear


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