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The training will based on the use of a tractor mounted Boom Sprayer.

Course Outline

  • Legal requirements
  • Environmental risks
  • Understanding the label
  • Set up and efficiency of air system
  • Applicator controls and components
  • Preparation of prime mover and equipment
  • Safe driving
  • Nozzle identification/ uses
  • Calibration
  • Mechanical defects
  • Measuring and mixing pesticides
  • Sprayer application
  • Completion of application record sheets
  • Cleaning and storage procedures

Equipment Required

  • Coveralls; type 3,4 or 5 & 6 as per code of practice
  • Face shield; full face protection
  • Wellington or full length water repellent boots with a good grip and must have steel toe cap
  • Calculator (not on a mobile phone)
  • Stop watch
  • Notepad and Pen
  • Nitrile gloves (minimum of 0.5mm thickness and 300mm long) as per code of practice

Course reference: PEP010

Entry Requirements:

PA1 - As this is a short and very intense course, we cannot include tractor driving training. Therefore candidates for this unit must either hold a tractor driving certificate or be a regular and competent tractor driver.

Dates & Location:
  • 12th June - 13th June 2019 

Location: Plumpton

Duration:

2 days plus a separate assessment day

Costs:

£350

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