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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.

16th – 18th November 2021 – NOW FULL

1st – 3rd December 2021 – NOW FULL

7th – 8th December 2021 – PA6PP (pesticide plugs)

11th – 13th January 2022 – NOW FULL

8th – 10th February 2022 – NOW FULL

23rd – 25th March 2022

12th – 14th April 2022

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