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

Course code: F21P527
Type: Short Courses
Duration: Half day 9:30am - 1pm and separate assessment time
Subject area: Adult Short Courses,Pesticides
Location: Holme Lacy
Full Cost - £575.00

* 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 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)

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


  • On demand


  • 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be 19 years or above to enrol on this course and have achieved the Foundation Module PA1 and PA6 (or attended the PA6 training day).