QQI Level 5 Handheld Pesticide Application

QQI Level 5 Handheld Pesticide Application

27th January 2022
9:30 am

IRD Duhallow
Places remaining: 8
Cost: €120.00 (Plus booking fee)

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Course Name:                 QQI Level 5 Handheld Pesticide Application

Start Date:                           27th & 3rd Feb January

Time:                                    9.30am – 4pm

Duration:                            2 days

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

Tuition Fee:                        €120

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
  • Safe Storage

Participants must bring a chemical spraying suit, mask, gloves, goggles and wellington boots.

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