About this course

A case study of a given weed issue from your local area will be presented and you will learn the skills needed to plan, control, report on and monitor the effectiveness of a range of weed control strategies. Includes discussion on a range of solutions for invasive species from your local area.

Who should attend the course?
biosecurity officers, field work managers and anyone responsible for organising the control of weed species.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:
  • Identifying weed issues on site
  • Planning for safe control of weeds
  • Monitoring weed control measures

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. Assess weed infestation
  2. Plan weed control measures
  3. Implement weed control
  4. Monitor weed control measures

$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

  • Identifying weed issue
  • Planning weed control

Day two

  • Implementing weed control
  • Monitoring success of weed control

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 units of competency:

  • AHCPMG301 - Control weeds
  • AHCILM202- Observe and Report Plants or Animals

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