Agricultural Chemical Users
Course Duration: 2 days
Training Location: South West Victoria
Commencement Dates: Flexible start times throughout the year
Study Level: Certificate III/IV
Entry Requirements: Students must be over the age of 16
Study Area: Farm Chemicals
About the course
This course is delivered in a practical working environment with our AusChem Training Victoria accredited trainers, and is a requirement for those seeking agricultural chemical user registration. The course is endorsed as suitable for commercial herbicide/pesticide applicator training. Participants who successfully meet the requirements of the course are issued with a Farm Chemical Users Certificate (which is valid for 5 years) and are eligible to apply for the Agricultural Chemical Users Permit (ACUP).
The Agricultural Chemical Users course enables users of AgVet Chemicals to keep up to date with changes in chemical use, new legislation and to have a reminder about safety and best practice. This course is required to retain registration in some industry QA programs, and is best suited to general chemical users.
Key topics covered
- Pests and pest control
- Understanding farm chemicals
- Chemical selection, decanting & mixing
- Transport and storage
- Planning & application of chemicals
- Emergency procedures
- Clean up and disposal
- Boom spray calibration
- Legislation changes
- Occupational health and safety
- Labels and MSDS
Units of competency
AHCCHM304: Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 – Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
Fees and Charges:
For eligible participants, this training may be delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding; please contact us for further information.
For participants not eligible for government funding the tuition fee will be $450 per participant.