Farm Chemical Users and Refresher

Rural Industries Skill Training
Indicative Price: This course is fee for service.
Duration: 3 days.
Qualification: Short Course
Location: South West Victoria

This course is delivered in a practical working environment with our AusChem Training Victoria accredited trainers. The Farm Chemical Users course is a requirement for those seeking agricultural chemical user registration.  The course is endorsed as suitable for commercial herbicide/pesticide applicator training.  Successful participants who 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 Farm Chemical Users Refresher 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.

Units Of Study:

Full course:

  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Transport, handle and store chemicals
  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Transport and store chemicals

Refresher Course:

  • Minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals

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.
Online Course: No
Funding Available: No

Eligibility Criteria :

Students must be over the age of 16.

Key Details:

Contact Name : Helen Read
Location : South West Victoria
Contact Phone : 03 5573 0943
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