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Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Mechanical / Boom Spray

State ID: MAB01

Description

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.
These competencies are required to be completed where mechanical equipment is used to apply pesticides. Examples include boom spraying equipment including quad bike mounted or air blast equipment.
It may lead to employment in broadacre spraying of crops & pastures, forestry, pest & weed control in non-cropping situations and turf Management.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $1144.95
Concession: $411.05
Commercial / International: $2 100.95

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.

International students
This course isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Albany Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: To be advised
Duration: To be advised
Bunbury Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 Days
Esperance Campus
Date: 5 - 6 December 2019
Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Duration: 2 Days

 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Chainsaw

State ID: MAA11

Description

This course covers the process of maintaining, preparing and operating hand-held chainsaws in a work environment.

These skills can be transferred to the homestead, are useful for home gardners and could lead to employment in parks and gardens or landscaping.

You will gain skills and knowledge in understanding the correct type of chainsaw for a particular task, how to use the chainsaw, maintain the chainsaw and store suitable personal protective equipment.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

Important information

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This course has basic equipment and/or PPE requirements (located under Important information)

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $195.80
Concession: $76.45
Commercial / International: $351.55

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.

International students
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
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

Important information

What to wear (PPE)

Participants are required to wear appropriate work wear:

  • long pants
  • steel capped boots
  • long hair tied back and no loose jewellery
  • no singlets
How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Albany Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Bunbury Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Busselton Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Esperance Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Katanning Campus
Date: 8 April 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Manjimup Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Margaret River Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
 Mount Barker Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Narrogin Campus
Date: Register your interest for 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Auschem Reaccreditation

State ID: MAA19

Description

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.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

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.

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $278.40
Concession: $90.85
Commercial / International: $523.15

Additional cost of $154 for a required AusChem Resource Manual that is purchased separately from the TAFE prior to the course

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.

International students
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
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Katanning Campus
Date: 18 March 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Kensington/South Perth Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Manjimup Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
Margaret River Campus
Date: 19 November 2019
Time: 9.00 - 4.30pm
Duration: 1 day
Mount Barker
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 Day
Narrogin Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 1 day
 

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Auschem Accreditation - Risk Management in Pesticide Use

State ID: MAA18

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to manage risks associated with chemical use, and to understand your obligations in the areas of duty of care, quality assurance and environmental management.

Participants will learn on a practical level how to improve their integrated pest management programmes, to better choose the right chemical for the job and to apply it more accurately.  The course is designed for people who will be spraying chemicals without supervision.

Entrance Requirements

Fees and charges

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

No minimum requirements

Fees and charges

Non-Concession: $327.80
Concession: $123.20
Commercial / International: $594.80

Additional cost of $154 for a required AusChem Resource Manual that is purchased separately from the TAFE prior to the course

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.

International students
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
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

How to apply

Please complete the Course enquiry form below to receive enrolment information.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Esperance Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 Days
Katanning Campus
Date: 19 & 20 March 2020
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Duration: 2 Days
Kensington/South Perth Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 Days
Manjimup Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 Days
Margaret River Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 Days
Mount Barker Campus
Date: Register Your Interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 Days
Narrogin Campus
Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Duration: 2 Dayss

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Learn about how to operate as a high quality agribusiness by developing knowledge in agricultural production and management, rural merchandising, technical roles and research and development. Training can also provide knowledge of general agricultural practices across livestock and cropping production systems.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
AHC33116 BDA2 Advanced Wool Handling Certificate III Narrogin

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in Shearing Shed Hands or Wool Handler.
You will have the skills and knowledge to handle wool and work in a shearing shed. You will learn skills penning sheep, performing board duties, pressing wool, and prepairing sheep for shearing and crutching. You will also learn about first aid, effective communication,responding to emergencies, and safety in the workplace.
Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

AHC50116 BDD8 Agriculture Diploma Narrogin

This qualification reflects the role of personnel working on farms and stations who manage enterprise production units and employees and sole operators of agribusinesses who provide crop production advice and services to production enterprises.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

This course is delivered via South Regional TAFE at the Muresk Campus based near Northam, Western Australia. 

AHC30116 BCW6 Agriculture Certificate III Manjimup
Narrogin

This qualification provides a general vocational outcome in agriculture. The qualification enables individuals to select a livestock production, horticulture or livestock context as a job focus or, in the case of mixed farming enterprises, both horticulture and livestock.
Individuals with this qualification perform tasks in a variety of contexts, which involve some judgement in selecting equipment and services.


Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

AHC30216 BDE3 Agriculture (Dairy Production) Certificate III Bunbury

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work as a farm hand in dairy or livestock farming. You will learn skills in stock handling and feeding, milking operations, workplace health and safety, farm maintenance and machinery and equipment operation. You will also learn about first aid, effective communication, responding to emergencies and safety in the workplace.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MAA18 Auschem Accreditation - Risk Management in Pesticide Use Short Course Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to manage risks associated with chemical use, and to understand your obligations in the areas of duty of care, quality assurance and environmental management.

Participants will learn on a practical level how to improve their integrated pest management programmes, to better choose the right chemical for the job and to apply it more accurately.  The course is designed for people who will be spraying chemicals without supervision.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCCHM303 Prepare and Apply Chemicals
    AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals

MAA19 Auschem Reaccreditation Short Course Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

Description

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.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCCHM401  Develop Procedures to Minimise Risks in the Use of Chemicals

MAA11 Chainsaw Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Mount Barker
Narrogin

Description

This course covers the process of maintaining, preparing and operating hand-held chainsaws in a work environment.

These skills can be transferred to the homestead, are useful for home gardners and could lead to employment in parks and gardens or landscaping.

You will gain skills and knowledge in understanding the correct type of chainsaw for a particular task, how to use the chainsaw, maintain the chainsaw and store suitable personal protective equipment.

You will also carry out routine checks and maintenance on a chainsaw, apply appropriate chainsaw techniques, cutting methods according to manufacturer’s specifications and documented low risk work procedures; assess and minimise environmental impacts of chainsaw use; maintain records of chainsaw training and certification, risk assessment and use.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

MAA82 Forklift Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River

Description

This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to operate a forklift truck safely.
Participants will learn how to operate a forklift truck by planning the work, conducting routine checks on a forklift truck, shifting loads in a safe manner and safely shut down and secure equipment after completing operations.

Industry licensing information

This course will equip students with the correct qualifications to obtain the National High Risk Licence class LF.
Students must apply and pay for this license separately with WorkSafe.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

  • TLILIC2001 Licence to Operate a Forklift Truck
MAA14 Front End Loader Short Course Albany
Narrogin

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified wheeled front end loader operator.

The course covers:
    Plan and prepare for wheel loader operations    
    Operate the wheel loader    
    Carry out operator maintenance    
    Carry out housekeeping activities

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM207 Conduct Front-end Loader Operations

and an Accreditation wallet card.

MAA22 Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Handheld / Backpack Short Course Albany
Bunbury

Description

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

This course is delivered over 1 day.

Entry requirements
It is recommended that participants completing this course have significant prior knowledge and skills in spraying chemicals if looking to obtain a spraying license for lawn and garden, landscaping or mine site rehabilitation.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    AHCCHM303 Prepare and Apply Chemicals
    AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals
    AHCPMG301 Control Weeds

MAB01 Health Department Pesticide Spraying - Mechanical / Boom Spray Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Esperance

Description

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.
These competencies are required to be completed where mechanical equipment is used to apply pesticides. Examples include boom spraying equipment including quad bike mounted or air blast equipment.
It may lead to employment in broadacre spraying of crops & pastures, forestry, pest & weed control in non-cropping situations and turf Management.

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

This course is delivered over a 2 day period.

Entry requirements
It is recommended that participants completing this course have significant prior knowledge and skills in spraying chemicals if looking to obtain a spraying license for broadacre spraying with mechanical equipment.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.
    AHCCHM303 Prepare and Apply Chemicals
    AHCCHM304 Transport & Store Chemicals
    AHCPMG301 Control Weeds
    AHCPMG302 Control Plant Pests, Diseases and Disorders
    AHCCHM401 Develop Procedures to Minimise Risks in the Use of Chemicals
    AHCCHM402 Plan & Implement a Chemical Use Program

MAA49 Load Restraint Short Course Albany
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup

Description

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.

This course is provided to ensure that you and your colleagues become familiar with the general principles of load restraint and the use of the new Load Restraint Guide. It is not a formal training day on load restraint, but rather an information day to ensure that your awareness of load restraint issues is raised, and that you are able to navigate the content of the new Load Restraint Guide.

During this course you will learn and understand the importance of restraining a load on a vehicle. The course covers:
    load restraint awareness
    introduction to the Load Restraint Guide
    general principles of load restraint
    arranging loads on vehicles
    restraining loads on vehicles
    driving laden vehicles
    loads

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    TLID2004 Load and Unload Goods/Cargo

MAA20 Operate Tractors Short Course Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This course will take you through the process of operating tractors with or without attached equipment 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 tractor in a safe and controlled manner
    implement shut-down procedures
    store machinery and equipment
    record maintenance and operation details

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM202 Operate Tractors

AHC30616 BDB4 Production Horticulture Certificate III Denmark

This qualification provides a vocational outcome in production horticulture. The qualification enables individuals to select a tree cropping, vegetable or berry production, grape growing or mushroom production context as a job focus, or a mixture in the case of mixed enterprises.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MAA24 Quad Bike Training Short Course Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This course will take you through the process of maintaining and operating quad bikes (four wheeled), and defines the standard required to:
    perform routine pre-operational checks and maintenance
    match, attach and operate equipment as described in the manufacturer's operators manual
    recognise and control hazards and risks
    safely operate quad bikes in a range of weather and terrain conditions
    monitor and maintain vehicle records

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM212 Operate Quad Bikes

AHC32916 BCW7 Shearing Certificate III Narrogin

When you complete this course you will be ready for career in the Shearing Industry as a full time occupation.
You will have the skills and knowlege to shear sheep to a professional standard with increased speed and accuracy, with knowledge of how the Shearing Industry works, wool quality and Occupational Safety and Health.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

AHC21316 BCY3 Shearing Certificate II Narrogin

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in the Shearing Industry and be able to shear sheep to Novice Level. You will have the skills and knowledge to prepare handpieces for machine shearing, position and crutch sheep, maintain and service shearing equipment and assist with shearing shed activities. You will also learn about First Aid, Effective Communication, Responding to Emergencies and Safety in the Workplace. 

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MAA85 Skid Steer Loader Short Course Albany
Katanning

Description

This course trains novice operators in the skills required to enter the industry as a certified skid steer loader operator.
The course covers:
    Plan and prepare for skid steer loader operations
    Operate skid steer loader
    Load, carry and place materials
    Select, remove and fit attachments
    Relocate the skid steer loader
    Carry out machine operator maintenance
    Conduct housekeeping activities

Entry requirements

This is an assessable course and you will be required to undertake a:
    written assessment (approximately 47 questions)
    practical assessment

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    RIIMPO318E Conduct Civil Construction Skid Steer Loader Operations

and a Heavy Equipment Accreditation wallet card.

AHC41316 BDD9 Wool Classing Certificate IV Narrogin

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in successful completion of this qualification and suitable experience provides you with the opportunity to become a professional wool classer.
You will have the skills and knowledge to sort classify and grade wool into various types for sale in the market.  You will learn skills in supervising work routines and staff performance, training, determining wool classing strategies, managing shearing and crutching operations, classing wool for special markets, providing information and advice on wool preparation, and implementing and monitoring quality assurance procedures.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

AHC33016 BCY2 Wool Clip Preparation Certificate III Narrogin

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in Wool Classing. This course is designed to provide you with a range of practical skills, technical training and communication skills for a career in Wool Classing.
You will have the skills and knowledge to be a Wool Classer. This qulaification is also a specialist wool classing qualification for owner classers and enables them to apply for registration with AWEDX Ltd as an Owner Classer.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

AHC21416 BDD3 Wool Handling Certificate II Narrogin

When you complete this course you will be ready for a career in the wool industry as a wool handler or an agriculture assistant.
You will have the skills and knowledge to handle wool and assisting in a shearing shed. You will learn skills in penning sheep, performing board duties, assisting with pressing wool and preparing sheep for shearing and crutching. You will also learn about first aid, effective communication, responding to emergencies and safety in the workplace.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

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