Pesticides

There are several common categories in pesticide training, our most popular courses are summarised as follows:

PA1 is the Foundation Theory Module, assessing knowledge of basic legislation for pesticides. PA1 must be passed by anyone wishing to take any other PA units.

PA1 FOUNDATION MODULE – LEVEL 2 AWARD IN THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES

PA2 is needed by anyone wanting to operate mounted or trailed boom sprayers. It’s also needed if you wish to operate most ‘weed wiper’ types of applicator.

PA2a BOOM SPRAYER – LEVEL 2 AWARD IN THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES

PA3 is for Broadcast or Variable Geometry Boom Sprayers (mounted or trailed), with or without air assistance; typically for orchards.

PA3 BROADCAST OR BOOM SPRAYER WITH OR WITHOUT AIR ASSISTANCE – LEVEL 2 AWARD IN THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES

PA6 is needed by anyone wishing to apply pesticides using a hand-held lance or knapsack type applicator. The lance may be vehicle-mounted e.g. on a tractor or ATV.

PA6 HAND HELD APPLICATORS – LEVEL 2 AWARD IN THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES

All pesticide courses are independently assessed.

Whilst the above summarises our most popular courses, we are happy to organise all other pesticide modules to suit your needs so please do get in touch to discuss your requirements.