Pesticide Application (Tractor Spraying)


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: 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 protection 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 Ops

Farm Worker (Crops), Groundsperson

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

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Material Required

Wellington boots Basic stationery Steel toe-capped footwear