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

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

Funding

The full cost of this course is £240. If candidates meet the below criteria then they will be only billed for £105 following the course (applicable to courses running on / after 1st April 2022):

* UK Citizen / Legal permission to live and work in UK

* Lived in UK/EU for 3 years

* Not attending school, college or university, an apprentice or training as part of any full or part time, government funded training programme.

* Not in custody as a prisoner or on remand.

If the candidate can provide evidence of being in receipt of Universal Credit or is earning less than £17 004 per year (£19 503 for Liverpool City Region Residents) then this course is FREE. If candidates feel they may qualify for a fully funded course then they should email evidence of their benefits / wages to adultskillsenrolment@myerscough.ac.uk along with their full name, the course title and date of course booking.

PLEASE NOTE NO MONEY WILL BE TAKEN ON BOOKING FOR THIS COURSE. CANDIDATES WILL BE BILLED £240 / £105 FOLLOWING THE COURSE. CANDIDATES WHO HAVE FULL FUNDING CONFIRMED WILL BE INFORMED OF THIS VIA EMAIL.

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)

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