The Pesticide Application course is designed for the operator who requires theoretical and practical instruction at basic level, in operating sprayer equipment. The course is suitable for any personnel who require NPTC qualifications in the application of pesticides, herbicides and fungicides. It is also applicable to those experienced operators who require refresher training.
• Safe use of Pesticides (PA1)
• Tractor Mounted Sprayer (PA2)
• Knapsack Sprayers (PA6)
• Granule Applicators (PA4)
Most modules are of 1 day duration with a further NPTC assessment carried out a short time after the training is carried out.
Carried out at South View Farm.
Students will undergo a formal written test on all theoretical subjects covered and a practical assessment on their basic skills. The assessments are carried out by an independent NPTC assessor.