Part time Pesticide Applications HR029

Kingston Maurward College
In Dorchester

£325
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Dorchester
Duration 3 Days
  • Vocational qualification
  • Dorchester
  • Duration:
    3 Days
Description

The 3 day training course will bring those with some experience in spraying up to the standard required to take the National Proficiency Test Council Foundation module (PA1) and Hand Held Applicator module (PA6A).

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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Starts On request
Location
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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Course programme


Pesticide Applications (Handheld) HR029
QualificationCertificate of Competence in Safe Use of Pesticides
Qualification Level
Level : 2
What do these levels mean?

Duration :3 day block per month

Times :Tuesday ' Thursday: 9.30 am ' 4.30 pm

Dates :Courses run monthly starting on Tuesday.
Start dates:
  • 2.09.09
  • 27.10.09
  • 17.11.09
  • 15.12.09
  • 19.01.10
  • 16.02.10
  • 30.03.10
  • 13.04.10
  • 11.05.10
  • 1.06.10
  • 29.06.10

Run by : Horticulture Department.
Tutor : Geoff Cherry

Awarding Body
City & Guilds NPTC

Is it right for me?
The 3 day training course will bring those with some experience in spraying up to the standard required to take the National Proficiency Test Council Foundation module (PA1) and Hand Held Applicator module (PA6A).

Please note: The assessment takes place on a separate day by arrangement between the candidate and the external NPTC appointed assessor.

What qualifications will I need?
Minimum age 16 years. Tetanus protection is recommended. Candidates should be literate and numerate.

What will I be learning about?
Day 1 ' Legislation, LERAP, codes of practice, label interpretation, assessing hazards and risks, sprayer safety, personal protective equipment.
Day 2 ' Pesticide storage and transportation, record keeping, disposal of pesticides and their containers, environmental protection.
Day 3 ' Planning and preparation, alternative methods of control, types of sprayer, nozzle selection, pre'spraying procedure, sprayer maintenance, calibration, handling and mixing, decontamination.

What materials are required?
Notebook, pen and calculator. Wellingtons.
PLEASE NOTE: All students must bring 2 passport size photographs on the first day of their course.

What is next?
Further NPTC tests

How will I be assessed?
By external National Proficiency Test Council at a later date arranged by student and assessor.

How much will it cost?
£325

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