Application to become an inspector of application equipment

Requirements for applying to become an application equipment inspector

You can submit an application to become an application equipment inspector if

  • you have suitable basic training on, e.g., the technical or agricultural sector
  • you are familiar with the technology used in application equipment and you have been involved in inspections of at least 20 pieces of application equipment with an authorised application equipment inspector
  • you have the necessary equipment required for inspection of application equipment at your disposal.

Applying for inspector authorisation

Apply for an authorisation by filling in the form and e-mailing it to the address ppp (at)
The authorisation to act as an application equipment inspector is granted against a fee. Tukes price list.

The authorisation is valid for five years.

Renewing the inspector authorisation

When your authorisation expires, you can reapply for it. Fill in the form and e-mail it to the address ppp (at)

Training for application equipment inspectors

Tukes organises basic and further training (in Finnish) for application equipment inspectors. The next basic training for inspectors will be held in 2023.

Instructions for inspecting application equipment

Inspect the application equipment in accordance with the instructions provided below. You will find the requirements for inspection equipment and the instructions for testing different types of application equipment behind the links below.

Inspection instructions for horizontal boom sprayers

Inspection instructions for sprayers for bush and tree crops

Inspection instructions for mounted and partly mobile application equipment