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NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Application of Pesticides using Pedestrian Hand Held Equipment (0216-54) PA6


Course Information

The new PA6 qualification is designed specifically for those who wish to apply pesticides using various types of handheld applicators and we offer two options within this course – application of pesticides on land (PA6A) and application of pesticides near water (PA6AW). We can also deal with requests for stem injection (PA6INJ) and pesticides plugs (PA6PP) – please speak to us if you require either of these.

Additional Course Dates:

Contact us on 01628 827317 | landbasedtraining@bca.ac.uk

We know how important it is for you and your staff to have the necessary qualifications to fulfil your work commitments. See below our course dates, which may be subject to change.

7th – 9th September 2022 – Now full

3rd – 5th October 2022 – PA6PP, Pesticide Plugs – contact us for details

3rd – 5th October 2022 – PA6INJ, Stem Injection – contact us for details

12th – 14th October 2022 – Now full

14th October, Training and 17th or 18th, Assessments – PA6AW – contact us for details

2nd – 4th November 2022

6th December – Assessments 8th or 9th December 2022 – Now Full

10th – 12th January 2023

If you require additional units e.g. PA6AW please contact us to discuss


More information


Please call us on 01628 827317 or email landbasedtraining@bca.ac.uk if you have any queries regarding this course, or would like to book.

  • The PA1 qualification is a prerequisite for this course
  • You should bring suitable clothing for pesticide application. If you’re not sure what to wear, then please read our article Some Notes On PPE For Sprayer Training Candidates, written by pesticides assessor John Cooke
  • You will need to carry out calculations and measurements to ensure the correct pesticide flow-rates and you might like to bring a calculator – although most mobile phones have decent calculators on them these days!
  • Another half-day will be required for the PA6 assessment