Boom Sprayer Equipment (PA2)
Aims of Course:
This course prepares trainees for the assessment for the LEVEL 2 AWARD for The Safe Use of Boom Sprayer Application Equipment. When coupled with the Safe Use of Pesticides unit this qualification allows the operator to apply pesticides using application equipment fitted with hydraulic nozzles on a boom.
This course is for people who are involved in the application of pesticides with vehicle mounted or trailed boom spraying equipment
- Identify and describe how vehicle mounted or trailed spraying equipment works
- Prepare and set up vehicle mounted or trailed spraying machines
- Choose and use the correct nozzles for any application
- Set and calibrate the machine for any given application
- Fill vehicle mounted and trailed machines safely
- Clean and decontaminate machines and equipment safely
- Service the machine
- Operate a spraying machine safely and effectively
- Conduct environmental assessments for wind, spray quality, environmental hazards and recognise typical damage.