Hand Held Pesticide Application (QQI) - Chris Mee Group | CMSE

QQI Hand Held Pesticide Application

QQI Hand Held Pesticide Application

QQI Hand Held Pesticide Application is a two and a half day course and is aimed at people working with pesticides on golf courses, landscapers, farmers and vegetable growers.

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Dublin Office: +353 1 517 5270

Cork Office: +353 21 497 8100

FETAC Hand Held Pesticide Application Course


Scheduled Dates

Upcoming Course Venues and Dates:

This course is available to private groups only. This allows courses to be targeted towards your own companies needs. To arrange a date course please call 1850 315 415. Our Training team look forward to hearing from you.

Venue Date: Price:
Cork – Little Island Quick Call Enquiry: t: (021) 497 8100
Dublin 24 – Ballymount Quick Call Enquiry: t: (01) 517 5270

Course Details

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

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 hand held sprayer in accordance with legislation and recommended safety practices.

Who Is This Course Intended For?

Anyone who needs to apply pesticides in a public place and requires a recognised appropriate qualification.

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 hand held 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 hand held sprayer and personal protective equipment for storage

 

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