About this course

You will learn to recognise a range of weed species from your local area and ways of dealing with them. Includes treatment options for weeds appropriate to your local area.

Who should attend the course?
A course for field officers, landholders and anyone else looking to be able to recognise weeds from their local area.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • Identification of common weeds
  • Treatment methods for nominated weeds
  • Reporting on weed treatment

At a glance:

Location: Statewide
Course duration: 2 days
Start date: Multiple intakes
Number of units: 1
Indicative fees: $400 GST-free.
Accredited Course: Yes


  1. Prepare to treat weeds
  2. Conduct weed treatment
  3. Carry out post treatment operation

$400 GST-free

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

Day one

  • Identification of common weeds
  • Treatment of common weeds

Day two

  • Weed treatment activity
  • Record keeping for weed treatment

Please note: This program may vary due to venue, weather and client requirements.

  • This course is delivered using both indoor and outdoor instruction.

There are no entry requirements for this course.

This course is mapped to the national unit of competency AHCPMG201 - Treat weeds

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