Pesticides & Pest Control Courses


PA6 - Hand Held Applicators (Knapsack Sprayer)

This course is for anyone involved in the application of pesticides with hand held hydraulic nozzle applicators.

All trainees must have attended the Safe Use and handling of Chemicals (PA1) course before attending this course.

Course Content:

  • Identify and describe how hand held applicators work
  • Identify and select nozzles for various applications
  • Achieve the required spray quality
  • Carry out pre-start checks
  • Calibrate the applicator
  • Mix and fill applicator accurately and safely
  • Operate the applicator safely and efficiently in various situations
  • Prevent environmental hazards
  • Decontaminate and store equipment

The NPTC assessment will be arranged once the training date has been completed

West Berks & Oxon Training

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us

07919 430312

Kilmarnock House
Unit 1 Woolley Barns
Woolley Nr Wantage
Oxon, OX12 8TA