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.
Subsequent assessment can lead to a National Proficiency Test Council (NPTC) Certificate of Competence in unit PA6A.