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SMARTtrain® Chemical Application (Level 3) – Paterson

March 14 @ 8:30 am - March 15 @ 4:30 pm

A course for people that use pesticides with powered and hand-held application equipment.

Course aims:

This course will increase participants understanding in relation to the safe transport, storage and use of hazardous chemicals and meet the training requirements of:

  • the NSW Pesticides Act 1999 (or equivalent legislation as relevant to each state/territory)
  • the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (or equivalent legislation as relevant to each state/territory)
  • the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) AgVet Code
  • industry quality assurance programs such as Freshcare

Course program/structure:

  • Integrated pest and resistance management
  • Legislation in the workplace including recordkeeping requirements
  • Using chemicals according to the label and SDS
  • WHS and the workplace
  • Application equipment and calibration
  • Chemical application including spray plans and drift management and residues
  • Transport, storage and disposal of hazardous chemicals

Resources and method of delivery:

Participants will receive the following resources:

  • A reference manual
  • An assessment guide
  • A NSW State legislation supplement
  • A Calibration and Records supplement

This course is delivered indoors.


This course is mapped to the following national units of competency:

  • AHCCHM303 – Prepare and apply chemicals
  • AHCCHM304 – Transport and store chemicals


March 14 @ 8:30 am
March 15 @ 4:30 pm
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Tocal College
02 4939 8888


Tocal College Paterson
815 Tocal Rd
Paterson, NSW 2421
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