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Spraying -  PA2  Boom Sprayer Hydraulic Nozzle Application course.

This one day, Boom Sprayer Hydraulic Nozzle course, is for anyone who uses vehicle mounted / trailed boom spraying equipment (hydraulic nozzle) as part of their work and wish to develop their spraying techniques, as well as gain the NPTC PA 2, Tractor mounted hydraulic nozzle application certificate of competency.


Course prerequisite: Delegates must have been trained in or hold safe use and handling of chemicals, PA1 foundation module.

Certificating Body: City and Guilds Landbased NPTC

Course Length: 1 day

Course Times: 9.30am to 4.00pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Various

Cost: £130+ VAT + Certification Cost

Venue: Marsh Hill Centre, Marsh, Aylesbury. HP17 8ST or to suit client

Maximum Trainees: 4

Course content: 

  • Safe operating practice. 
  • Fault finding. 
  • Preparation of equipment. 
  • Post operation maintenance. 
  • Setting and testing application rate. Site work.

As a result of these courses, participants will be able to: 

  • Use pesticides safely, applied with appropriate application equipment. 
  • Identify and select nozzles and carry out machine calibration. 
  • Operate equipment within legislation and codes of practice. 
  • Clean equipment and dispose of unwanted pesticides and containers.
  •  Identify and rectify faults and recognise when spraying is inadvisable.


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