About this course

Get re-accredited. Keep your skills up-to-date. You’re a self-motivated chemical application worker, and you want to keep working in the field. This self-paced online course through Tocal College will keep you where you belong: working.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • chemical use legislation changes
  • safely handling, storing and transporting chemicals
  • reading and interpreting labels and SDS directions for safe transport, handling and storage.

At a glance:

Course duration: Self-paced 3 months
Start date: Enrol anytime
Number of units: 2
Indicative fees: $280 GST-free
Accredited Course: Yes


  • Integrated pest and resistance management
  • Legislation in the workplace including recordkeeping requirements
  • Using chemicals according to the label and SDS
  • WHS and the workplace
  • Application equipment and calibration
  • Chemical application including spray plans and drift management and residues
  • Transport, storage and disposal of hazardous chemicals

  • $280 GST-free.
  • Includes SMARTtrain® chemical card issue

  • This course is delivered online with trainer support. Complete within 12 weeks.

A current or recently expired AQF3 accreditation certificate or card must be provided on request to qualify for re-accreditation.

This course is mapped to the following national units of competency:

It is a legislative requirement for people using chemicals unsupervised to be accredited. Check with your relevant state or territory authority for advice.

Additional Information

  • For information on students rights and responsibilities, and the Tocal College Code of Practice see Industry qualification student policies.
  • State or territory licensing applies in some jurisdictions
  • Your SMARTtrain® accreditation is valid for five (5) years

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