This one day refresher course covers chemical handling legislation and safety for those working in farming.
Designed to meet industry needs, this course is for people who work with chemicals in agriculture and horticulture (as defined under the Agriculture and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1992).
Taught by highly regarded trainers, this program is a relevant and respected training course developed to suit changing industry needs.
Successful completion of the AgVet Chemical Users Course will enable the participant to apply for Agricultural User Permit (ACUP) from the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DPI) which is required for S.7 chemicals and other chemicals such as Garlon®.
On successful completion of the course, participants will also receive a Statement of Attainment for the following nationally accredited units of study:
AHCCHM303A Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304A Transport, handle and store chemicals
Areas of study include: Selection of chemicals, Understanding labels, Transporting and storing chemicals, Mixing chemicals, Clean up and disposing of chemicals, Decanting and mixing; Application of chemicals; Pests and pest control; Planning chemical usage; Understanding farm chemicals, Spray drift; and, First Aid procedures.
This is a refresher course and as such there is an assumption of knowledge which will be assessed on arrival to confirm this. By enrolling in this refresher course, you are agreeing that you have completed the initial course. Evidence of having completed the course within the last 5 years will be required. Additional costs may be charged if this refresher course is not passed at first attempt, and no refunds are given if students fail this course.