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The aim of this Handheld Knapsack Spraying course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude to be able to apply pesticide correctly and safely using a boom sprayer.
Handheld Knapsack Spraying Course content:
- Why use pesticides?
- Different pest control methods
- Selection of suitable pesticides
- Safe handling, storage, application and disposal of pesticides
- Legislation that applies to pesticides
- Equipment and components of a boom sprayer
- Health & Safety information: Labels, markings and Safety Data Sheets
- Preparation and calibration of a boom sprayer
- Mixing sprays
- Storing sprays, PPE & equipment
- Applying sprays
This Knapsack Spraying course can lead to a level 5 qualification in Horticulture (5M2586)
This course will be delivered over 2 days plus assessment
On completion of this course learners will receive a QQI Level 5 certificate in Hand Held Pesticide Application