|Module Title||MATERIALS AND MACHINES|
|Co-ordinator||Mr Michael Barrett|
|Pre-Requisite||Tractor & loader handling skills, knowledge of FEPA Act & COSHH Act|
|Assessment||Exam||Outcomes Assessed: 1, 2, 3. National Proficiency Test Council Tests (3 in total): FLT 2-day training/testing course; PA1 1.5 hr oral test; PA2a 3.5 hr practical test||100%|
Operate a fork lift truck safely and efficiently.
a. As laid down by the National Proficiency Test Council, Fork Lift Truck training manual (National qualification).
Telescopic mast Manitou Rough Terrain Fork Lift Truck.
Recognise the importance of following Ministry and Manufacturers' guidelines for a crop spraying operation.
a. As laid down by FEPA 1985 and Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986 foundation module PA1 (National qualification).
Using approved pesticides.
Carry out a crop spraying operation to include machine testing, calibration, field operation and machine cleaning.
A. As laid down by FEPA 1985 and Code of Practrice Regulations 1986. Application Test PA2a, tractor mounted sprayer, hydraulic nozzle.
Using approved pesticides through a Hardi LX600 crop sprayer.