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Chemical Handling Skill Set

Chemical Handling Skill Set

State ID IAA09

The Chemical Handling Skill Set is crucial to a broad range of outside activities offered in horticulture, agriculture, and conservation and land management.

This course covers all of the important procedures required to apply chemicals safely on plants using small portable handheld sprayers.

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CampusesHalls Creek Campus. Karratha Campus. Kununurra Campus. Pundulmurra Campus.

When Semester 2, 2024. Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On campus.

Students will learn how to:

  • Identify the level of pest infestation and assess the need for chemical control
  • Source information on Integrated Pest Management
  • Identify potential hazards, assess risks, and implement control measures
  • Select appropriate PPE for the chemical
  • Interpret chemical labels and SDSs
  • Calibrate equipment
  • Mix chemicals accurately and according to their registered use
  • Apply chemicals minimising spray drift
  • Transport and handle chemicals complying with legislative requirements
  • Store chemicals correctly and maintain inventory
  • Treat chemical spills
  • Dispose of any chemicals correctly and decontaminate equipment
  • Complete application records

Completion of this course will enable participants to apply for the WA Department of Health’s Lawn and Gardening, Landscaping, Bushland & Minesite Rehabilitation licence. Please visit www.health.wa.gov.au for further details.

Students wishing to achieve AusChem accreditation will be required to purchase the AusChem AgVet National Manual. This resource can be purchased through North Regional TAFE.

What to bring:
  • Steel capped impervious boots
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Long pants
  • Washable hat
  • Lunch and water
  • Optional change of clothes for day two
Units:
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Semester 1

Details

Duration 3 Days
When 10 - 12 June, 2024
Where Karratha Campus
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )
Indicative Concession fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2024
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Details

Duration 3 Days
When 4 - 6 June, 2024
Where Kununurra Campus
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )
Indicative Concession fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2024
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Semester 2

Details

Duration 3 Days
When 10 - 12 September, 2024
Where Karratha Campus
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )
Indicative Concession fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2024
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Details

Duration 3 Days
When 13 August - 15 August, 2024
Where Kununurra Campus
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )
Indicative Concession fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2024
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Details

Duration 3 Days
When 15 - 17 October, 2024
Where Halls Creek Campus
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )
Indicative Concession fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2024
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Details

Duration 3 Days
When 17 - 19 September, 2024
Where Pundulmurra Campus
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )
Indicative Concession fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2024
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Details

Duration 3 Days
When 30 July - 1 August, 2024
Where Pundulmurra Campus
How On campus

Course fees

Indicative General fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )
Indicative Concession fee $71.50
(Tuition fee* $0.00 + Resource fee $71.50 )

Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2024
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Units

National ID Unit title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCPMG301 Control weeds

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