Award in Safe Use of Pesticides – Handheld Applicator (PA6AW) on or near Water

Course code: F21P527
Type: Part Time
Duration: Half day 9:30am - 1pm and separate assessment time
Subject area: Pesticides
Location: Holme Lacy
Fee: Examination - £75.00,FE Tuition - £135.00

About the course

This half day course is for the Award in Safe use of Pesticides Handheld Applicators (PA6AW) on or near water. This training course is designed for spray operators and pest control technicians who require a certificate for pesticide applications using a handheld sprayer. Candidates must have achieved the PA6 qualification or attended the PA6 training day.

What qualification will I gain?

Award in Safe Use of Pesticides Foundation Module (PA1)

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

Popular modules

  • Safety and routine maintenance

  • Operating the handheld sprayer

  • Adjustments, setting and calibration

  • Decontamination of the sprayer and protective

  • Measuring and mixing pesticides sprayer

Key facts


  • TBC


  • Tuesday


  • 09:00 – 16:30


  • Candidates should bring wellingtons and spray overalls (minimum type 6 for chemicals).

Assessment methods

The NPTC assessment will take place on a separate day; a time will be allocated to you during your training.