Gain vital knowledge and learn new skills with our half-day course for beginners.
Pesticide plugs are a method of controlling insects, weeds, and diseases.
They are effective – but only when used correctly.
Using the correct product is vital, making training a key requirement.
Our half-day course will guide you through the entire process.
Our course is ideal to prepare learners for the Lantra qualification in the Safe Operation of Pesticide Plug Equipment.
This course is designed for people who may use pesticide plugs as a method of pesticide application.
Our experienced instructors will use a mix of theory and practical sessions.
You'll learn how to prepare, set up and use the equipment safely and effectively.
You'll also be taught key decontamination and storage techniques.
Basics of Pesticide Plug Use
Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment
How Pesticide Plugs Work
Preparation of the Equipment needed for working with Pesticide Plugs
Calibrating the number of Pesticide Plugs to be used
Application in or near water
Preparation, Insertion and Site Work
Decontamination and Storage.
Our course is aimed at anyone using, or looking to use, professional pesticide products in industries like agriculture, horticulture and forestry.
By the end of this course, you'll be able to:
Understand the legislative and safety regulations relating to the use of pesticide plugs
Identify and describe how pesticide plugs work
Identify and select the number of pesticide plugs needed for various applications
Carry out pre-use checks
Insert the pesticide plugs safely and efficiently in various situations
Prevent environmental hazards
Decontaminate and store equipment.