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Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment

TREAT WEEDS, PESTS AND DISEASES - D7122

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You will learn to:
Recognise common weeds
Apply different treatments to weeds
Identify hazards and implement safe work practices
Read and interpret chemical labels, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs), manufacturer's specifications for setting up equipment
Use and maintain personal protective equipment
Clean and store equipment
Identify and control risks to the environment
Recognise caution or hazard signs and symbols
Interpret tasks or information from labels, manuals or written instructions

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QUAD BIKE TRAINING - D7014

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This course will take you through the process of maintaining and operating quad bikes (four wheeled), and defines the standard required to:

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OPERATE TRACTORS - D7005

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This course will take you through the process of operating tractors with or without attached equipment and defines the standard required to:

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OPERATE AND MAINTAIN CHAINSAWS - D6652

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MURESK: PRECISION AGRICULTURE

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This three day workshop provides training in the operation of precision control technology, tractors and other general farm machinery and equipment. It also covers the process of operating tractors with attachments and defines the standard required to:
• carry out pre-operational checks and maintenance including tagging defects;
• set and secure attachments according to manufacturer's directions;
• operate tractors in a safe and controlled manner;
• implement shut-down procedures;

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MURESK: HORTICULTURE SCHOOL

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South Regional TAFE is offering an intensive horticultural course at Muresk Institute. The course will provide delegates with the skills and knowledge required in the horticultural industry, including;
• Establishing horticultural crops and implementing nutrition programs.
• Controlling plants, pests and disorders.
• Implementing maintenance programs for irrigation systems.
• Harvest horticultural crops mechanically.

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LOAD RESTRAINT

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The safe loading of vehicles is vitally important in preventing injury to people and damage to property. There are economic benefits to all if the load arrives at its destination intact and without damage.

If you are a heavy vehicle driver and part of your job role is to transport loads from one destination to another, then this course is designed and aimed at ensuring you have a clear understanding of ensuring the load you are transporting is safe and secure while in transit.

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HEALTH DEPARTMENT PESTICIDE SPRAYING - MECHANICAL

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· Common Weeds found in WA
· Common weed controls used in WA (following Integrated Pest Management strategies)
· Safe Disposal of chemical residue and containers
· Correct Personal Protective Equipment for selected control measures
· Understanding a chemical label, schedules and use of chemicals
· Understanding Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
· Group of Chemicals and their formulations

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HEALTH DEPARTMENT PESTICIDE SPRAYING - HANDHELD/BACKPACK

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Skills and knowledge you will gain
Common Weeds found in WA.
Common weed controls used in WA (following Integrated Pest Management strategies).
Safe Disposal of chemical residue and containers Correct Personal Protective.
Equipment for selected control measures.
Understanding a chemical label, schedules and use of chemicals.
Understanding Material Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
Group of Chemicals and their formulations.
This course is delivered flexibly over a 10 week period.

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EVALUATE WINES - S7866

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Are you working in the wine industry or just want to increase your knowledge of wine products? If so this short course is for you.

This specialist unit covers knowledge of grape varieties and wine styles, the provision of correct tasting arrangements for wines, identification of wine styles, grape varieties and wine faults
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