Pesticide Spraying Courses Now Available From Newlands Training

By Newlands Training, PRNE
Sunday, March 13, 2011

DORCHESTER, England, March 14, 2011 - This is the season for pesticide application, and unless born before 31st
December 1964
, those working within the industry must hold a valid
Certificate of Competence. Land based training provider Newlands Training
( offer the full range of pesticide spraying
courses (
from the NPTC, allowing those without 'Grandfather Rights' the opportunity to
work safely within the industry.

The first stage of the course will cover the PA1 Safe Handling of
Chemicals; this will make each participant of the course aware of the dangers
of working with chemicals and the correct method of application. This section
of the course is classroom based, covering the theory, risks and
understanding of the various pesticides used in the workplace.

The second part of the course is field based, which will cover a variety
of disciplines. Whilst out in the field, participants have the option to
master various techniques such as PA6a Hand held Application (knapsack
sprayers), PA2a Tractor Mounted Spraying, PA4 Granular Application and
handling slug pellets.

The final step of the course is a NPTC evaluation, assessing each of the
elements learnt within the course. Newlands Training will arrange these
evaluations for each of their participants, and upon passing will award the
NPTC Certificate of Competence relating to the modules taken.

Lesley Simpson, Managing Director of Newlands Training has said 'We are
delighted to be offering such a comprehensive course for such a vital
industry. Working with chemicals can be dangerous so the correct training is
essential to protect both the worker and the public.' She added 'We aim to
fully prepare our participant for a career in the industry so we have courses
to cover everything from hand held application to tractor mounted

Pesticide spraying courses from Newlands Training run throughout the
year, in order to discuss your specific requirements and book a place please
contact Newlands Training on +44(0)1305-848454.

For more information visit the Newlands Training website.

Press Contacts

Lesley Simpson on +44(0)1305-848454,

Press Contacts: Lesley Simpson on +44(0)1305-848454, lesleysimpson at

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