Boom Sprayer

Boom Sprayer

21st January 2020
9:30 am

IRD Duhallow, James O'Keeffe Institute, Co. Cork
Co. Cork
Places remaining: 11
Cost: €€120.00 (Plus booking fee)

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Course Name:                   Boom Sprayer

Start Date:                          21st & 28th January

Day of the Week:             Tuesdays

Time:                                     9.30am – 5.30pm

Duration:                             2 days

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

Tuition Fee:                        €120

Accreditation:   QQI Level 5  (5N1797)


Course Content

  • Describe how infestations of pests (weeds, diseases, insects and vertebrates) affect crop growth and reduce quality
  • Describe the range of pest control methods available to farmers and growers
  • Explain the terminology used to categorise pesticides for crop
  • Describe principles and procedures for the safe handling, storage application and storage of pesticides Including PPE
  • Summarise laws and regulations relating to poisonous substances including record keeping
  • Explain the principles of application technology necessary for the proper application of pesticides.
  • Interpret pesticide label information correctly
  • Prepare boom sprayer for work.
  • Make up a pesticide spray mix in accordance with good practice
  • Store a boom sprayer and personal protective equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Apply a pesticide mix with a boom sprayer in a safe and efficient manner.

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.