This course is designed for those wishing to use boom sprayers on crops or turfs.
Upon successful completion of this course candidates will receive an NPTC Level Two Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides - Ground Crop Sprayer PA2. This qualification is issued for life, however NPTC recommend that refresher training is carried out every three to four years.
As well as being held at Bishop Burton College this course can be delivered on your own site, using your own equipment ensuring your employees are trained in the environment they are most familiar with and at a time that best suits you.
This qualification teaches the candidates to:
- This qualification teaches the candidates to:
- General safety
- Pump types and maintenance
- Hitching the sprayer to the tractor
- After work cleaning and lubrication of the sprayer
- Preparation for work
- Field operation
- Checking and storing
- Setting and calibration
To book a place or request further information, call us on 01964 553034 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your requirements.
One day training plus one day assessment.
£215 per person.
- NPTC Level Two Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides - Pesticide Granular Application Unit PA4
- NPTC Level Two Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides - Handheld Applicator Unit PA6
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The minimum age for a candidate taking this course is 16 years old. Candidates must have successfully achieved NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides - Foundation Unit PA1 prior to attending this course. There are no other formal entry requirements for this qualification however candidates will be required to supply their own personal protective equipment which should consist of
- Type 6 limited splash coverall
- Nitrile rubber gloves (0.5mm thick, 300mm long)
BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Agriculture
Martina has always had pet goats and hand-reared them since she was a young child. Her duties on her work experience placement at a beef farm organised through the College include feeding calves and carrying out health checks.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: The College has great facilities and it gives you the chance to get real life experience of all aspects of agriculture. Since starting at Bishop Burton College I have gained a lot of skills and knowledge about farming and the care of livestock.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: Working with livestock and gaining hands-on experience. I particularly enjoy working with the cattle and sheep. We get to take part in lots of practical sessions, including work on the College farm, tractor driving and estate work.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I would like to progress onto the Level Three Diploma in Agriculture at the College and then study at degree level. Eventually I hope to work as a farm manager or own my own farm.