Hand Held (Knapsack) Pesticide Application 5N0731

Hand Held (Knapsack) Pesticide Application 5N0731

Safety Training

Hand Held (Knapsack) Pesticide Application 5N0731

Course Date(s)

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The aim of this Pesticide Training course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude to be able to apply pesticide correctly and safely using a Handheld sprayer.

Course Content:

Course contents

  • Why use pesticides?
  • Why receive pesticide training
  • 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 handheld sprayer (knapsack)
  • Health & Safety information: Labels, markings and Safety Data Sheets
  • Preparation and calibration of a handheld sprayer (Knapsack)
  • Mixing sprays
  • Storing sprays, PPE & equipment
  • Applying sprays

Course Duration

2 days + assessment

Number of Delegates



Delegates receive a QQI certificate upon completion

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