Slug pellet applicator (PA4s)
If your job involves applying pesticides in a commercial role then you are legally required by the Chemicals Regulation Directorate (CRD) (Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986) (as amended) to take this CoC qualification.
Anyone who wishes to take this course must have already completed and passed the PA1 – Safe Use of Pesticides (Foundation) module.
Accreditation: City and Guilds (NPTC)
Course Duration: 1 Day (+ Separate Assessment)
Maximum number participants: 6
Prerequisites: PA1 (Safe Use of Pesticides)
What will be covered?
- Preparing a pesticide slug pellet applicator for work, calibrate and operate it to ensure correct application rate without risk to themselves, other people, and the environment.
- Using the information detailed on product labels to determine the approved uses for the product and its potential hazards to human safety, non-target areas and the environment in general.
- Carrying out daily and routine maintenance of the applicator.
- Carrying out the correct procedure for clearing personal protective equipment and application equipment which may have been contaminated with pesticide.