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CHEMICAL HANDLING

State ID: AHC03

 

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.

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 studying in Broome:

    From March 2019, students studying in Broome will complete the theory component of the course online in their own time. This reduces face to face delivery from three days to two, enabling full time employees to take less time off of work. Students must enrol at least two weeks prior to course commencement in order to access and complete the online component.

    Units covered:

    AHCPMG301 Control weeds

    AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

    AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

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Where Broome
Duration Kununurra: 3 days

Broome: 2 days + online theory

HowFace To Face
Online
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Broome
30 April - 1 May

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$536.10
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You can enrol over the phone by calling 1300 996 573, or in-person at your nearest North Regional TAFE campus.

Once you have enrolled, you have the option to withdraw or transfer your registration for up to five days prior to delivery of the course. Customer cancellation or rescheduling within five business days of the course commencement will be subject to the full course fee unless bookings exceed minimum numbers. In the event of rescheduling or cancellation of a course, North Regional TAFE will endeavour to transfer your booking across to the next available course but no guarantee can be given. In this event you will be eligible for a full refund.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

You can enrol over the phone by calling 1300 996 573, or in-person at your nearest North Regional TAFE campus.

Once you have enrolled, you have the option to withdraw or transfer your registration for up to five days prior to delivery of the course. Customer cancellation or rescheduling within five business days of the course commencement will be subject to the full course fee unless bookings exceed minimum numbers. In the event of rescheduling or cancellation of a course, North Regional TAFE will endeavour to transfer your booking across to the next available course but no guarantee can be given. In this event you will be eligible for a full refund.

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Page last updated March 22, 2019