QQI Level 5 Boom Sprayer

QQI Level 5 Boom Sprayer

20th January 2023
9:30 am

IRD Duhallow
Places remaining: 3
Cost: €125.00 (Plus booking fee)

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Course Name:                    QQI Level 5 Boom Sprayer

Start Date:                           20th & 27th January

Time:                                     9.30am – 5.00pm

Duration:                              2 days

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

Tuition Fee:                         €125

Accreditation:                     QQI Level 5


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.

Participants must bring masks, overalls, gloves, safety boots and hi vis jacket

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.