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NPTC PA3 - Air Assisted Sprayer


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This course will cover legislation, preparation and maintenance of the sprayer, as well as nozzle selection, calibration and safe operation. The training will based on the use of a tractor mounted Air Assisted Sprayer.

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Entry requirements:
-PA1 - As this is a short and very intense course, we cannot include tractor driving training. Therefore candidates for this unit must either hold a tractor driving certificate or be a regular and competent tractor driver.

Course content:
-Legal requirements
-Environmental risks
-Understanding the label
-Set up and efficiency of air system
-Applicator controls and components
-Preparation of prime mover and equipment
-Safe driving
-Nozzle identification/ uses
-Mechanical defects
-Measuring and mixing pesticides
-Sprayer application
-Completion of application record sheets
-Cleaning and storage procedures

Equipment required:
-Coveralls; type 3,4 or 5 & 6 as per code of practice
-Face shield; full face protection 
-Nitrile gloves (minimum of 0.5mm thickness and 300mm long) as per code of practice
-Wellington or full legength water repellent boots with a good grip and must have steel toe cap
-Calculator (not on a mobile phone)
-Stop watch
-Notepad and Pen

Please note that this course has a £182 mandatory assessment fee. The assesment will take place on a separate date, please see more information tab for assessment date.

Please ensure you are able to attend both the training and assessment dates. If you are unable to attend the assessment date, additional charges may incur.


Assessment Fee: £182

Tuition Fee: £268

Total: £450

Are you booking for 3 or more candidates?  Did you know that we can come to your premises and deliver this training? 

Please email: [email protected] or call 01273 892 127


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