Course type:

Safe Use of Pesticides Module PA3 Orchard/Broadcast Sprayer

This is a one-day course preparing candidates to take NPTC PA3 Orchard/Broadcast Sprayer

Areas of Study:

Working principles
Checking and maintenance
Operation of the sprayer


Attendance on this course does not automatically achieve the Certificate of Competence

Price includes NPTC registration and test fee. The test is held on a separate day.

This course will be run at the candidates' site on your own equipment. Minimum numbers apply to make course viable. Suitable date to be arranged at time of booking.


Applicants must hold the PA1 Foundation Certificate before taking the PA3 test. The assessment requires candidates to have a functional level of numeracy skills.
Students must bring a pen, notepad and calculator, waterproof boots, gloves and coveralls.

Dates 2019 - 2020:

  • On enquiry


  • Price on application


  • To be confirmed

Telephone for availability: 01452 702 529 or email

If you wish to pay by invoice, you will need to contact us by 28 days before the course start date. Payment of the invoice will need to be received by 14 days before the course start date to secure the place.

In the event of a cancellation by the student, the College will refund tuition fees for each prospective student at the following rates:

I. Up to 30 days prior to the course start, refund of fees less a £50 administrative charge
II. Between 30 and 14 days prior to the start, 50% refund
III. Less than 14 days notice, nil

If the College postpones the course and is unable to provide a mutually agreeable alternative, any fees will be refunded in full.

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Course Duration

1 Day
1 Day course
Course type:
Part Time
Part-time study options available

Why study Professional at Hartpury University?

Hartpury’s Innovation, Careers and Enterprise Centre specialises in providing professional courses and apprenticeships across a wide range of sectors, from land-based, animal and equine to education, health and safety and food and drink.

These are designed to meet the needs of local employers, enabling them to source the right training at the right price to upskill their employees, as well as to provide additional qualifications to boost the skills, CVs and earning potential of our students right on their doorstep.

Our diverse team of trainers all have extensive industry experience in their specialist areas and are on hand to provide bespoke business advice, support and training.

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