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FETAC Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application

FETAC Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application Course

 FETAC Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application

Course Overview

This two and a half day course is aimed at people working with pesticides on golf courses, landscapers, farmers and vegetable growers. The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, practical skill and competence to apply pesticides using a boom sprayer in accordance with safe practices.

Enquire about the FETAC Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application Course

Dublin Office: +353 1 517 5270    
Cork Office: +353 21 497 8100


Course Details

This course enables participants to learn and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to apply crop pesticides using a boom sprayer in accordance with legislation and recommended safety practices.
The PA1 Pesticides Training Course is a one-day foundation/training course to be taken in conjunction with PA2a (Boom Sprayer). PA1 covers the theory aspect of the safe use of pesticides and is classroom based. The PA2a Boom Sprayer course is a one-day practical pesticides training course focusing on safe practice, routine maintenance and calibration of the machine & field operating techniques.
Participants: Up to 12 personnel            Duration: 3 Days

Assessment: Practical and Written Assessment      Certification: QQI Level 5

Course Objective

This course enables participants to learn and develop the knowledge and skills necessary to apply crop pesticides using a boom sprayer in accordance with legislation and recommended safety practices.

Who Is This Course Intended For?

These training courses are designed for anyone who needs to apply pesticides in a public place.

Course Programme

• Effects of pests on crops, non-crop areas and amenity areas
• Range of Pest Control Measures available to Farmers, Growers and Pest Control Personnel
• Terminology used to categorise pesticides for crop/amenity areas, the factors affecting pesticide efficiency and the factors to be considered when selecting a formulation
• Safe handling and disposal of pesticides including appropriate personal protective equipment
• Pesticide Residues and Regulations relating to Poisonous Substances
• Principles of application technology
• Interpretation of pesticide label information
• Preparation of a boom sprayer for work, including calibration, in accordance with safe recommended good practice and manufacturer’s recommendations
• Making up a pesticide spray mix
• Application of pesticide with a boom sprayer
• Preparation of Boom sprayer and personal protective equipment for storage


 

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