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Chemical Risk Management Level 3 & 4 (Backpack/Boom Spray) Skill Set

Chemical Risk Management Level 3 & 4 (Backpack/Boom Spray) Skill Set

State ID MAB40
Complete the chemical risk management skill set

This course is for those seeking to obtain the mandatory licence required to meet Health Department requirements for a Pest Management Technician licence if you are spraying chemicals for commercial gain.

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CampusesAlbany. Katanning.

When All year round.

Study Mode On Campus.

 

This course is for those seeking to obtain the mandatory licence required to meet Health Department requirements for a Pest Management Technician licence if you are spraying chemicals for commercial gain.
If only a backpack or hand held device is used for spot spraying then this course is suitable.
It may lead to employment in Lawn & Garden, Landscaping, Bushland & Mine Site Rehabilitation.

Skills and knowledge elements include:

  •     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)
  •     Groups of chemicals and their formulations

The Backpack course is held over three days, covering three units of competency.

Those that enrol in the Boomspray course attend the first three days and then two additional days to complete the extra three units.

BACKPACK SPRAY   UNITS
BOOMSPRAY UNITS
  • AHCPMG301 – Control weeds
  • AHCCHM307 – Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases
  • AHCCHM304 – Transport and store chemicals
  • AHCPMG302 – Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • AHCCHM404 – Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • AHCCHM405 – Plan and implement a chemical use program

 

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All year round, 2024

Details

When All year round, 2024
Where Albany
How Health Department Back Pack / Boom Spray Combo

Units

Elective  
National ID Unit title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCCHM404 Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
AHCCHM405 Plan and implement a chemical use program
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

Details

When All year round, 2024
Where Katanning
How Back Pack / Boom Spray

Units

Elective  
National ID Unit title
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCCHM404 Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
AHCCHM405 Plan and implement a chemical use program
AHCPMG301 Control weeds
AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders

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