This one-day course is an essential update for primary producers in all aspects of chemical use and is designed to maintain AusChem WA accreditation. It covers new information in environmental safety, personal and occupational health and safety, legislation, spraying and calibration techniques, residues and resistance to chemicals.
This course is suitable for:
- farmers/food producers
- people employed by a shire (not those contracting to a shire)
- DEC employees spraying on DEC land
- National Resource Management employees spraying on their land (not contract sprayers doing the job)
- mine rehabilitation and weed eradication employees where they are spraying on mine land.
On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
Participants must have completed Risk Management in Pesticide Use (or an equivalent qualification).
Chemical users who have let their accreditation lapse for over 10 years are not eligible to attend re-accreditation programmes and will need to re-take Risk Management in Pesticide Use.
School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
Commercial / International: $874.70
Additional cost of $75 for a required AusChem Resource Manual that is purchased separately from the TAFE prior to the course, this cost includes your Auschem registration on successful completion of the course.
Manual and full fees $208.40 Manual and concession fees $128.60
* Indicative Fee Disclaimers
Fees and charges published on our website are indicative only, and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2023.
- Fees may differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at time of enrolment.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons not enrolled at school (in 2023, students born on or after 1 July 2005 who are at least 15 years old) the maximum course fee chargeable in 2023 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses (such as short courses), or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.).
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms, and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.
- Depending on your circumstances, payment options may include paying fees via instalments or applying for assistance because of financial hardship.
- Visit the Fees and Payment Options page for further information.
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