East Malling Short Courses

Safe Application of Pesticide Mists, Fogs and Smokes (PA9)


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Cost: £290
Duration: 1 Day
Certification: Level 2 City & Guilds NPTC or LANTRA
Course Prerequisites: See below

This qualification is designed specifically for those who apply pesticides in mist, fog or smoke form as part of their daily role.

EMSC can supply any of the PA9 units for fogging, misting and/or smokes.

PA9a Applying Pesticide Mists, less than 100 Microns VMD Indoors
PA9b Applying Pesticide Mists, less than 100 Microns VMD Outdoors
PA9c Applying Pesticide Fogs, less than 100 Microns VMD Indoors
PA9d Applying Pesticide Smokes Indoors (PA9D)

Please ask us about your specific requirements.

The training will cover

  • Basics of fog/mist/smoke application
  • Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment
  • The working principles of the applicator
  • Preparation of the applicator for work
  • Calibration in practice
  • Mixing, filling and site work
  • Decontamination and storage.
  • Fault finding and conclusions.

You will need to have PA1 and be 18 years or older to attend this training with us.

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