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NPTC City & Guilds Level 2 Award - PA6 HandHeld Applicators e.g. Knapsack Sprayers (PA6A)

This course covers hand held applicators - hydraulic nozzle and / or rotary atomiser types. The equipment included in this test module is any hand held and / or pedestrian controlled sprayer of the type specified above.

What will you learn?

• Develop knowledge covering the requirements of current legislation.

• Apply pesticides safely and efficiently with a hand held applicator fitted with hydraulic nozzles.

• Identify and select appropriate nozzles, carry out machine preparation and calibration.

• Operate the equipment in compliance with current legislation and codes of practice.

• Clean equipment and dispose of unwanted pesticides and containers.

Identify and rectify faults and recognise conditions when spraying is inadvisable.


Assessment will be a practical test of skills.

Candidates need to have passed Unit PA1.

Course duration:
1 day.

£100 per person plus NPTC assessment fee.

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