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Pesticides – Award in Safe Use of Hand Held Applicators (PA6)

Level 2

Course code: F21P567
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 1 day (plus additional half-day NPTC assessment)
Subject area: Adult Short Courses,Pesticides
Location: Holme Lacy
Full Cost - £250.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This 1 day course provides an opportunity for those who already hold their NPTC Pesticide Handheld Applicators (PA6) qualification to update and refresh their theory knowledge and practical skills.

N.B. Bespoke courses can be arranged to meet specific requirements. Please contact our enquiries team for further details.

What qualification will I gain?

Award in Safe Use of Pesticides – Hand Held Applicators (PA6)

Popular modules

  • Safety and routines maintenance

  • Operating the handheld sprayer

  • Adjustments, setting and calibration

  • Decontamination of the sprayer and protective

  • Measuring and mixing pesticides sprayer

Key facts


  • 13th Feb 24

  • 19th April 24

  • 24th May 24

  • 11th July 24


  • 09:30 – 16:30

Assesment Dates:

  • TBC


  • 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be 19 years or above to enrol on this course and have achieved the Award in Safe Use of Pesticides Foundation Module (PA1).