Boom Sprayer pesticide Application 5N1797 Training Course

Course Title:

Boom Sprayer pesticide Application 5N1797

The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, practical skill and competence to apply pesticides using a boom sprayer in accordance with safe practices.
The total duration is 50 learning hours. 2 days tutor led on non-consecutive days. Participants will engage in independent learning outside of the formal training supported by an FRS tutor.
Maximum number of people:

Course Content

• Describe how infestations of pests (weeds, diseases, insects and vertebrates) affect crop growth and reduce quality

• Describe the range of pest control methods available to farmers and growers

• Explain the terminology used to categorise pesticides for crop

• Describe principles and procedures for the safe handling, storage application and storage of pesticides Including PPE

• Summarise laws and regulations relating to poisonous substances Including record keeping

• Explain the principles of application technology necessary for the proper application of pesticides.

• Interpret pesticide label information correctly

• Prepare boom sprayer for work.

• Make up a pesticide spray mix in accordance with good practice

• Store a boom sprayer and personal protective equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

• Apply a pesticide mix with a boom sprayer in a safe and efficient manner.

Course Notes

Successful applicants will receive a QQI level 5 Certificate in Boom Sprayer Pesticide Application

Course Comments

Eligibility: Please note candidates must have a proficient level of literacy and numeracy.

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