Back Pack & Boom Spray Combined Skill Set

Muresk Institute
Indicative Price: ​Backpack component only: $249.40 Concession: $112.60 Commercial/International: $1,174.60. Backpack/ Boom spray combined skill set: $491.90 Concession: $212.60 Commercial/International: $2,380.85
Duration: 5 days
Qualification: Short Course
Location: South Regional TAFE

This course is for those who want to increase their knowledge and skills when spraying chemicals and to meet the Health Department training requirements for a Pest Management Technician License.

This includes people that apply chemicals (spraying) as part of paid employment or contracted work.

Skills and knowledge elements include:

  • Common weeds found in WA
  • Common weed controls used in WA (following Integrated Pest Management strategies)
  • Safe disposal of chemical residue and containers
  • Correct Personal Protective Equipment for selected control measures
  • Understanding a chemical label, schedules, and use of chemicals
  • Understanding Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Groups of chemicals and their formulations

Units Of Study:

Backpack Units
AHCPMG301 – Control Weeds
AHCCHM307 – Prepare & Supply Chemicals to Control Pests, Weeds & Control Pests, Weeds $ Diseases
AHCCHM304 – Transport & Store Chemicals

Boom Spray Units
AHCPMG302 – Control Plant Pests, Diseases & Disorders
AHCCHM404 – Delop Procedures to Minimise Risks in the Use of Chemicals
AHCCHM405 – Plan & Implement a Chemical Use Program

Online Course: No
Funding Available: No

Key Details:

Contact Name : Prue Jenkins
Location : South Regional TAFE
Contact Phone : 08 9690 1556
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