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L2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (QCF) (PA6a) - Liverpool

About the course

This training and assessment programme only covers Unit 151 of the Award, Operating Pedestrian Hand Held Applicators Fitted With Hydraulic Nozzles or Rotary Atomisers to Apply Pesticides to Land

The assessment is held on a separate day by appointment, usually the following week

Course Coverage

Applicator set-up Nozzles

Read and interpret labels

Calibration and calculation

Equipment

Environmental Risk Assessment

Application of pesticide to area

Cleaning sprayer and PPE Application Records

Entry Criteria & Additional Information

Candidates must have achieved the L2 Award in the Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides (PA1)

Candidates are expected to provide their own PPE for both the training and assessments. A list will be provided up on application.

Sprayers are provided for both the training and assessment

Progression

Other units of the L2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (QCF)

L2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides Using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (QCF) - Near Water (PA6aw)

L2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides Using Self Propelled, Mounted, Trailed Horizontal Boom Sprayers (QCF) (PA2a)

Myerscough College Horticulture
Myerscough College Horticulture

Horticulture

Horticulture is a rapidly growing area of the economy thanks to a strong public interest in gardening, plants, sustainability and food security. According to the Royal Horticultural Society, the horticulture industry is the largest employer in the UK, supplying 18 million gardeners.

The number of garden centres continues to increase and the public demand for attractive horticultural landscapes remains strong. This means that plant growers, suppliers and managers are constantly looking for ways to improve their businesses.

Myerscough College Fellow - Christine Walkden
Myerscough College Fellow - Christine Walkden

Christine Walkden: Honorary Fellow

"My passion for gardening was nurtured at Myerscough College and I've been getting my hands dirty ever since." Celebrity plantswoman and horticulturalist Christine was awarded an honorary fellowship and regularly works with the College and our Horticultural department.

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