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 three-month 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:

Location: Online
Course duration: Self-paced 3 months
Start date: Enrol anytime
Number of units: 2
Indicative fees: $250 GST-free

Details

  • 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

  • $250 GST-free.
  • Includes SMARTtrain® card issue

  • Participants will receive the following resources:
    • A reference manual
    • An assessment guide
    • A NSW State legislation supplement
    • A Calibration and Records supplement
  • This course is delivered online.

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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