About this course

Control pests in cotton. From aphids to whiteflies, and helicoverpa to spider mites and mirids, Tocal’s Cotton Pest Management training will help you get on top of the problem.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • cotton physiology and pest management
  • best-practice methods of pest identification
  • emergency disease and plant pest response
  • pest control techniques.

Developed and delivered by Tocal College in partnership with CottonInfo.

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 2 day interactive workshop and practical sessions.
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 3
Indicative fees: This course is fully subsidised by AgSkilled for eligible participants. Fee for service $1085 may apply.

Details

  • Cotton physiology 101 – really understand a cotton crop
  • The insects and beneficials that affect the cotton industry
  • Insect sampling and plant monitoring
  • Pest control decisions and options
  • What influences the success of pest management in high yielding cotton crop
  • Emergency disease and plant pest response pest control techniques

$1,085 GST-free

This course is fully subsidised by AgSkilled for eligible participants.

This is a two-day workshop consisting of interactive classroom and field sessions.

  • Two day interactive workshop and practical sessions.
  • Workbook and reference publications are provided.
  • The course is delivered face-to-face.

You must meet the eligibility requirements of the NSW funded training program applied under to secure your subsidised training.

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

  • AHCPMG413 - Define the pest problem
  • AHCPMG306 - Determine pest control techniques
  • AHCBIO301 - Identify and report signs of unusual disease or pest


Additional Information

For information on students rights and responsibilities, and the Tocal College Code of Practice see Student policies.

Location

Dates

Applications close

Narrabri

12-13 January 2022

30 November 21

Leeton

18-19 January 2022

30 November 21
Apply now to register your interest for a third course to run in early February at either Dubbo, Gunnedah, or Moree. Run ON DEMAND so be quick!