This course is for trainees who need to use a boom sprayer in a vineyard or on fruit. It is one of the practical modules taken following successfully passing the NPTC PA1 Safe Use of Pesticides Assessment.

Course Content:

  • Preparation including legislation, operator safety & environmental factors
  • Preparation & maintenance of the equipment
  • Setting & testing application rates
  • Calibration
  • Site work including calculation, measurement & mixing pesticides, spraying procedures
  • Cleaning, decontamination & storage
  • Record keeping
  • Post operation maintenance

Course Length

  • 1 day plus NPTC Assessment