Chemicals User Course
About this course
This course consists of two modules which must be completed together on the same day - AHCCHM307 Prepare and Apply Chemicals to Control Pests, Weeds and Diseases (Release 1) and AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals (Release 3).
$450 (GST exempt)
This course is delivered in a classroom setting with practical training over two consecutive days (9am to 5pm) from our site in Drouin.
The Prepare and Apply Chemicals to Control Pests, Weeds and Diseases Course will teach participants the skills and knowledge required to prepare and apply chemicals for the control of pests across a range of industry sectors. It will suit applicants who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work. The Transport and Store Chemicals Course will teach participants the practical skills and knowledge to select, transport, store, record, mix and use chemicals used in the agricultural and horticultural sectors. Completion of this course will lead to participants applying for their Agricultural Chemical Users Permit (ACUP).
- Determine the need for chemical use and prepare an application plan.
- Prepare chemical mixes.
- Calibrate application equipment.
- Apply chemicals.
- Prepare to handle and transport chemicals.
- Handle and transport chemicals.
- Store chemicals in the workplace.
- Record storage details.
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age.
Applicants will be required to undertake pre-course reading of an activity book to ensure an understanding of the learning content that will be reviewed in the class contact time. These materials will be supplied to the participants upon enrolment and payment of the course.
Intermediate English skills are required.
The course incorporates a variety of knowledge and theory based questionnaires and practical demonstration.
Upon successful completion participants will be issued with the following nationally recognised Statement of Attainment: AHCCHM307 Prepare and Apply Chemicals to Control Pests, Weeds and Diseases and AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals.
What to Wear
All course participants are required to wear appropriate work attire, including closed-toe shoes and long trousers.
Morning Tea and Lunch
Participants are required to provide their own refreshments. Tea, coffee and water will be provided. There is a microwave available for use.