PA4S Operating Mounted or Trailed Slug Pellet Applicators

This course will enable candidates to prepare and apply slug pellets using a using a mounted or trialled applicator.

Course Content: 

  • Legislation
  • Environmental risks assessments
  • Slug pellets and the dangers to water
  • Understanding the label
  • Preparation of applicator for use
  • Calibration
  • Weighing the pellets
  • Safe Driving 
  • Filling the applicator
  • Safe application
  • Cleaning and storage
  • Maintenance 
  • Pesticide application record

Course details

Dates & Location

We will be releasing the dates for the new 23/24 Part Time Programme in the coming weeks for a August/September start.  If you wish to receive the latest dates regarding this course when they are released then please click on this link and register your interest.

Location: Plumpton


1 day plus an assessment day. 


£200 tuition plus £193.50 assessment fee.

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.

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