qqi
Boomsprayer
Pesticides
Only users on this Register may apply
professional grade pesticides in Ireland

SOLAS Safe Pass

MAYO – Castlebar – 28th Feb, 6th & 13th Mar

MAYO – Claremorris – 24th Feb, 9th & 23rd Mar

GALWAY – Galway City – 8th & 22nd Mar

 

MANUAL HANDLING

Castlebar – 14th & 28th Mar

 (NOT PATIENT HANDLING)

CSCS Signing, lighting & guarding @ ROADWORKS

MAYO – Castlebar – 4th, 5th, 6th March

MAYO – Castlebar – 8th, 9th, 10th April

Call us on 0873411977 to register your interest

cscs locating underground services

MAYO – LUGS – 14th & 15th March

Call us on 0873411977 to register your interest

 first aid responder

MAYO – Castlebar – next dates TBC

Call us on 0873411977 to register your interest

 

QQI Boomsprayer Pesticides

book an upcoming COURSE

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New legislation implemented on 26th November 2015, requires pesticides users to have undertaken appropriate training and to register for the DAFM Register of Professional Users of Pesticides. Only users on this Register may apply professional grade pesticides in Ireland. Our QQI approved boom sprayer pesticides training will enable candidates to register for the DAFM Register of Professional Users of Pesticides.

This Must Do Training course aims to provide candidates with the required skills and knowledge to safely prepare and operate a boom sprayer pesticide applicator in accordance with the principles of Integrated Pest Management and applicable legislation.

the course

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Anybody spraying professional grade pesticides from a boom sprayer, including (but not limited to) farmers, local authority staff, horticulturalists, forestry workers, and contractors.


COURSE AIM
Upon completion, candidates should be able to:

● Understand the regulations pertaining to poisonous substances

● Prepare, calibrate, use and store a boom sprayer in accordance with best practice

● Calculate the correct amount of pesticide to use

● Keep accurrate records

COURSE CONTENT

● Why Use Pesticides?

● Legislation applying to Pesticides

● Alternatives to Pesticides

● Labels, Marking & Safety Data Sheets

● Selecting a Suitable Pesticide

● Equipment & Components of Boom Sprayer

● Safe Handling, Storage, Application & Disposal

● Calibrating Boom Sprayer

COURSE DURATION
● 2 days

● We also have trainers available to deliver in-house / private training to groups of up to 12 candidates in a location that suits you. Please contact us for further details and a quote.


MAX CANDIDATES PER COURSE 

● 12

Certification
Candidates who successfully complete training will be awarded a QQI Level 5 certificate

Course fee
We currently provide qualified instructors for in-house group training. Please call us on 01 902 3420 to discuss.