Pesticide Application PA2A (NPTC)

CPD and short courses (short course)


1 day


Further your knowledge and skills in pesticide application from a conventional boom sprayer with hydraulic nozzle and/or rotary atomiser. Study our NPTC-accredited course at Writtle College.

Who should attend?

Our course is suitable for operators who have at least six months' experience of driving a tractor, and have previously completed the PA1 Foundation Module.


  • Monday 22 July 2024

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Writtle campus
Aerial view of farm building and fields at ARU Writtle

Our picturesque 150-hectare campus is situated in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

Standard booking


Contact details

Short Courses team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

Applicants should have at least six months' experience of driving a tractor. You will not be allowed to start the course without the correct personal protective equipment (PPE) which should include:

  • waterproof Wellington boots, preferable steel toe capped
  • sprayer face shield
  • type 5/6 disposable coveralls
  • unlined nitrile gloves.

City & Guilds states that students cannot go forward for testing until the PA1 unit has been achieved.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

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