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As well as the practical benefits, this course also prepares learners for Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides Using Variable Geometry Boom or Broadcast Sprayers.

Pesticides are widely used across many land-based industries.

But they can be potentially harmful substances. 

It's essential they are handled, applied and stored correctly.

Our course will teach you to do just that. 

It's designed for anyone who uses pesticide as part of their work.

The finer details

Our course involves a balanced mix of theory and practical work.

We'll run through pesticide legislation and the key safety issues. 

You'll be taught the basics of what the applicator is and what it can do.

Field work will then be followed by a rundown of decontamination techniques.

Course sessions:

  • Basics of variable geometry boom and air broadcast spray application
  • Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment
  • The working principles of variable geometry boom and air broadcast spray application
  • Preparation of machinery for work
  • Calibration in practice
  • Mixing, filling and site work
  • Decontamination, storage and records
  • Fault finding and conclusions.

This course may require just one day if you're an experienced sprayer, or two days if you have less experience. 

Who should attend?

Our course is aimed at anyone using, or looking to use, professional pesticide products in industries like agriculture, horticulture and forestry. 

What will be covered?

After completing this course, you'll be able to:

  •  set up and use vehicle mounted spraying equipment safely and efficiently.
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