About this course

You manage the people who manage the chemicals. And you need to know the right way to do it. This short course with Tocal College will help you with WHS legislation, with risk management in the use of chemicals, with preparedness in the case of emergency, and with record keeping.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • managing the risks associated with the use of chemicals in the workplace
  • applying relevant legislation to chemical use activities
  • being prepared in case of an emergency
  • records management.

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 1.5 days
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 2
Indicative fees: $460 GST-free


  • Legislation
  • Risk management including WHS, environment and application
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Record keeping

$460 GST-free

You may be eligible for funding through the NSW AgSkilled training program. To find out whether you are eligible, contact a training coordinator in your area.

  • Equipment and planning
  • Risk management
  • Legislation
  • Emergency management and the environment
  • Chemical application and IPM
  • Storage and transport
  • Record keeping

  • Participants will receive the following resources:
    • Reference manual
    • Student workbook
    • Written assessment
    • NSW State legislation supplement (if relevant)
    • Calibration and records supplement.
  • This course is delivered face-to-face.

This course is suitable for training supervisors and managers with risk management skills to manage the transportation, storage, application and record keeping of agricultural chemicals (including biological pesticides).

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

Note: In some states and territories, it is a legislative requirement for people using chemicals unsupervised to be accredited. Check with your state/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.
  • Visit the following links for further information:
  • Note: in some states/territories, it is a legislative requirement for people using chemicals unsupervised to be accredited.
  • Your SMARTtrain® accreditation is valid for five (5) years.

Upcoming Scheduled Courses

  • When

    8 Mar 2021 - 9 Mar 2021

  • Location


  • Venue

    Tamworth Sustainable Farming Training Centre ,Tamworth

  • Contact details

    Contact Name: SMARTtrain Chemical Risk Management - Level 4

    Phone: Call 6763 1285

    Email enquiries: nicole.redfern@dpi.nsw.gov.au

  • Additional information


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