Chemical User Training

AHCCHM303A/AHCCHM304A

Description

Prepare and apply chemicals, Transport, handle and store chemicals

Assessment Description

Written assessment for all units of competency

Who should attend

Current training in Chemical Use is necessary to lawfully use pesticides in NSW in ones work or business.

Details

Course Type

Short Course

Group Size

8 to 15

Course Aims

The ATAC Chemical User Training Course:

  • Delivers the specific Units of Competency approved by the DECCW which NSW pesticide users must have attained within the last 5 years
  • Meets the mandatory training requirements of the NSW Pesticide Regulation and that participants who successfully complete the training will gain competencies approved by the DECCW

Course Size

2 x 6 hours

Prerequisites

None

Course Content

The competency based training & assessment component of accreditation requires participants to attain competence in the following areas:

  • Follow basic chemical safety rules;
  • Apply chemicals under supervision;
  • Prepare & Apply chemicals; determine the need for chemical use;
  • Prepare appropriate chemicals;
  • Prepare to use chemicals according to the label & SDS; apply chemicals clean up following chemical application;
  • Record application details
  • Transport, Handle & Store Chemicals;
  • Transport & handle chemicals & biological agents;
  • Store chemicals in the workplace
  • Record storage details;
  • Integrated Pest Management Strategies;
  • Legislation;
  • The Product Label & Label Interpretation;
  • Farm Chemical Formulations;
  • Personal Safety;
  • Environmental Safety;
  • Application of Crop Protection Products;
  • Application of Veterinary Products;
  • Record Keeping;
  • Risk Assessment;
  • Application;
  • Clean Up;
  • Container Disposal