Pesticides - PA1 & PA6a Training


Grounds Maintenance

Who should attend?

Any member of staff who will be required to carry out spraying operations using hydraulic nozzle and rotary atomiser applicators, granular or hand held applicators requiring minimal calibration.

Course aim

On completion of the course, staff will have sufficient skill and knowledge to pass the National Proficiency Test Councils test for modules PA1 and PA6A.

Course content
  • Select an applicator appropriate to the requirements of the job
  • Check applicators
  • Interpret product label recommendations
  • Select application rate
  • Calculate area to be treated
  • Have a knowledge of nozzle components, assembly, purposes and methods of use
  • Select appropriate pressure
  • Check function of applicator
  • Carry out calibration procedure
  • Demonstrate procedure for measuring, mixing and filling
  • Apply material safely and efficiently
  • Have a knowledge of how to minimise drift
  • Demonstrate personal hygiene
  • Clean applicator
  • Dismantle and carry out routine servicing/replacement of parts
  • Have a knowledge of how to care for, clean and store applicator and protective clothing
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