Previously called the Farm Chemical Users Course, this course is the industry standard for training in chemical use, storage and handling. This Nationally recognised course provides the required training for many Industry Quality Assurance Programs, and is necessary in most states and territories to comply with their legislation.
Full AusChem Course
This course has been developed by AusChem and is the industry recognised standard for chemical use training for agriculture and horticulture.
The course covers the regulations, obligations and safe practices for those involved in the preparation and application of chemicals, as well as the transport and storage of chemicals.
The units of competency include:
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
Learn the skills and knowledge needed to safely prepare and apply chemicals for the control of pests, weeds, and diseases by using general application technique. This unit will enhance your skills and allow you to administer chemicals without supervision. This course is valid for 5 years before a refresher is required.
AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals
Learn the skills and knowledge to effectively and safely handle, transport and store chemicals. This subject suits people who would like to self-manage and take responsibility for their own work. You will learn how to apply discretion and use your judgement when selecting and allocating the resources to solve problems in the workplace.
- Determine the need for chemical use and prepare an application plan
- Prepare chemical mixes
- Calibrate application equipment
- Apply chemicals
- Clean up equipment and complete records
What will you learn in this course?
- Read and interpret SDS, chemical labels, operating instruction and other documentation and consolidates information to determine chemical application actions and activity
- Accurately record and complete organisational records using clear language and terminology
- Perform mathematical calculations to determine rates of application chemical mixtures and calibration of equipment
- Take responsibility for following policies, procedures and regulations
- Identify and implement chemical label requirements
- Take responsibility for planning, sequencing, and prioritising tasks required for chemical application activities
Duration: 1 day
Time: 8.00am - 4.00pm
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to start time
Dates: Thursday 29 July
Full Course: Full NGIV Members: $300 | Non-Members: $395
Refresher Course: Full NGIV Members: $250 | Non-Members: $295
Please note that as of 01 January 2020, NGIV will no longer be offering a 'Pay Later' option for bookings. All bookings will need to be paid for at the time of registration, this includes phone, email or online, so please ensure you have a valid card ready for payment.
If you cancel your booking with less than 48 hours’ notice or non-attendance no refund will be given. Any notice received prior to the 48 hours cut off, NGIV will endeavour to refund your ticket, however if NGIV has incurred any cost for your original booking (and we could not fill your position), you may still be liable for some of the ticket price.