PA 6 (Handheld applicators/knapsack sprayers)

The workshop is being held at English Oak Vineyard on 2012-02-07 00:00:00 to 2012-02-08 00:00:00, starting at 09:00 and finishing at 17:00.

This course will cover all legal requirements of using a PA6 sprayer including; preparation, identification of parts and components, calibration, nozzle selection, air speed and direction, maintenance, cleaning etc.

You will need to provide your own set of personal protective equipment (which must display a CE mark), consisting of: Coveralls: can be a single piece suit or combination of garments, with or without hood, which covers the entire body, face shield. Nitrile gloves (minimum of 0.5mm thickness) complying with EN 374. Wellington or water-repellent boots with a good grip (preferably with steel toe cap protection).

On the day of your course, you will need to complete an application form in order to take the assessment for NPTC certification, which is undertaken by an independent assessor, on a separate day.

1. Trainees must complete PA1 course before taking the PA6 course.
2. This is a course includes practical sessions outside, please bring suitable clothing.
3. You will need to provide your own set of personal protective equipment (PPE) see above
4. Course notes will be provided but you will need to bring a notepad, pen, calculator (not a mobile phone) and stop watch.

Brian Speed, from Southern Counties Training, has over 30 years experience as a trainer for pesticide use and is also an NPTC examiner. Brian has 10 years experience training with pesticide use and application in vineyards.

Venue Address:

English Oak Vineyard
English Oak Vineyard
Flowers Drove, Lytchett Matravers,
Nr Poole, Dorset
BH16 6BX