Hand Held Pesticide Application

Hand Held Pesticide Application

7th November 2018
9:30 am

James O Keeffe Institute
Places remaining: 9
Cost: €€120.00 (Plus booking fee)

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Course Name:             Hand Held Pesticides Applications

Start Date:                  7th & 8th November

Day of the Week:        Wednesday & Thursday

Time:                           9.30am – 5.30pm

Duration:                    2 days

Venue:                        James O’ Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork

Tuition Fee:  €120

Accreditation: QQI Level 5


Programme Description:

This programme has been designed to enable participants to develop the knowledge & skills necessary to understand the infestations of pests and the best control measures.

Course Content:

    • Describe how infestations of pests (weeds, diseases, insects and vertebrates) affect crop growth and reduce quality and control methods available to farmers and growers
    • Explain the terminology used to categorize pesticides for crop production
    • Describe principles and procedures for the safe handling, storage, application and disposal of pesticides
    • Summaries of laws and regulations relating to poisonous substances to include pesticide residues and maintenance of adequate records
    • Interpret pesticide label information
  • Prepare a hand – held applicator for work, including calibration, in accordance with practice and manufacturer’s instructions.

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.