About this course

Weeds in closed and open waterways are a specialist area that is often overlooked. You will learn to recognise a range of water weeds common in your area. You will also learn the skills to be able to decide on the most efficient and cost-effective treatment options for these weeds’ infestations.

Who should attend the course? Weeds professionals, agency staff and producers

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • Identification of common water weeds
  • Treatment methods for nominated water 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. Nil to eligible applicants
Accredited Course: Yes


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

$400 GST-free

Nil to eligible applicants

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 water weeds
    • Treatment of common waterweeds

    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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