Pesticide Application PA6A

CPD and short courses (short course)


1 day


Learn about using a knapsack sprayer with hydraulic nozzles or rotary atomisers to apply pesticides to land, with our accredited one-day course at Writtle College.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for operators who use a knapsack sprayer to apply pesticides to land.

In order to take the end-of-course assessment you should first have completed the Pesticide Application – PA1 foundation module.


  • Wednesday 17 July 2024
  • Tuesday 23 July 2024

Assessment to be confirmed.

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

In compliance with regulations and directives from the Health & Safety Executive, this course requires an understanding of pesticide labels and regulations.

To take part you must also wear the correct personal protective equipment (PPE), which should include:

  • waterproof wellington boots
  • sprayer face shield
  • type 5/6 disposable coveralls
  • unlined nitrile gloves.

We recommend that you first complete the one-day Pesticide Application – PA1 foundation module. City & Guilds NPTC, which accredits both courses, states that you cannot take the assessment for this PA6A until you've completed the PA1.

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

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