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Duration

One day

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Group Size

Maximum of 4 learners

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Who should attend

All persons who are required to use any form of pesticide in their daily work activities.

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Pre-requisites

To be eligible to participate, learners must have undertaken the following courses: – • PA1 Safe Use of Pesticide

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Course aims

This course is the PA2a practical assessment, which combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course the learner will cover the following content:

  • Legislation
  • Label information
  • Preparation of applicator for use
  • Calibration
  • Site work
  • Environmental risk assessment
  • Filling the applicator
  • Cleaning and decontamination of the applicator
  • Maintenance and storage
  • Pesticide application records

Certification: Upon successful completion combined with a PA1 unit qualifies the operator in the legislative qualification Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use of Pesticides NRoSO Points: This training course carries 12 NRoSO points with a further 4 available for passing the assessment.

NB: Learners must supply their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for this course.