Gain skills to safely work with chemicals

This course, designed to meet industry needs, is for people who work with chemicals in agriculture and horticulture as defined under the Agriculture and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1992. Over two days you will gain the knowledge and skills you need to safely use these chemicals.

Taught by highly regarded trainers, this program is a relevant and respected training course developed to suit changing industry needs. Areas of study include: understanding labels, selection of chemicals, transporting and storing chemicals, clean up and disposing of chemicals, decanting and mixing chemicals, application of chemicals, pests and pest control, planning chemical usage, understanding farm chemicals, spray drift, and first aid procedures.

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 GarlonĀ®.

Personal Protective Equipment is required for this course, please see What to Bring section below.

After successfully completing this course you will receive a Statement of Attainment for the nationally accredited units:

AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

Course code
On campus
  • Fees

    Fee: $400.00


  • Available sessions and enrol online
    Available sessions and enrol online
    Campus Starts on Finishes Time Sessions Available places Enrol
    Cranbourne 20/04/2018 27/04/2018 Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM 2 14
    Cranbourne 08/06/2018 15/06/2018 Fri 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM 2 13
  • What to bring
    Pen, paper, protective clothing and steel capped boots