SMARTtrainĀ® chemical application (Level 3) - PROfarm course

Course details

Name:SMARTtrain® Chemical Application (Level 3)
Description:A course for people that use pesticides with powered and hand-held application equipment.
Cost:After NSW Government subsidy, $430 GST-free.
Includes SMARTtrain® card issue.
Course aims: This course will help you apply, transport and store chemicals safely and meet the training requirements of:
  • the NSW Pesticides Act 1999 (or equivalent legislation as relevant to your state).
  • those using and exposed to substances that are classified as hazardous substances under the NSW WHS Regulation 2011 (or equivalent legislation as relevant to your state).
  • the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) for those required to use restricted chemicals in NSW.
  • industry quality assurance programs such as Freshcare.
Learning outcomes:
  • Determine the need for chemical use.
  • Identify the appropriate chemical.
  • Prepare for chemical use according to label and SDS.
  • Identify conditions for safely applying chemicals.
  • List procedures for cleaning up following chemical application.
  • Record application details.
  • Determine how to transport and handle chemicals.
  • Identify how to store chemical safely.
  • Record storage details.
  • Read and interpret label and SDS directions for safe transport, handling and storage.
Length:2 days 
Course program/structure:
  • The workplace environment
  • Legislation in the workplace
  • Using chemicals
  • WHS risks
  • Application equipment
  • Residues and persistent chemical management
  • Record and review chemical use
Resources and method of delivery: Participants will receive the following resources:
  • A reference manual
  • An assessment guide
  • A NSW, QLD or SA State legislation supplement

The SMARTtrain Livestock Supplement, Weed Control Learning and Assessment guide and On Farm Fumigation Learning and Assessment guides are optional extras.

This course is delivered indoors.

Accreditation: This course is mapped to the following national units of competency:
  • AHCCHM303 - Prepare and apply chemicals
  • AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicals

This course was developed by NSW DPI and NSW TAFE.

NOTE: It is a legislative requirement for people using chemicals unsupervised to be accredited. Your SMARTtrain® accreditation is valid for five (5) years.

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Contact us to register your interest in this course. Other dates and locations are available on demand.

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    Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland) 22nd Aug 2017

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    Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland)

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    22nd Aug 2017 - 23rd Aug 2017

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    or call Kim Griffiths on 02 4939 8881 (ph)

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    Wagga Wagga 22nd Aug 2017

    Location
    Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute
    Wagga Wagga

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    22nd Aug 2017 8:30am - 23rd Aug 2017 4:30pm

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    or call Annette Conroy on 1800 628 422 or 02 6951 2775

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    Yanco 31st Aug 2017

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

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    31st Aug 2017 8:30am - 1st Nov 2017 4:30pm

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    Yanco 31st Aug 2017

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

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    31st Aug 2017 8:30am - 1st Nov 2017 4:30pm

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    Yanco 31st Aug 2017

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

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    31st Aug 2017 8:30am - 1st Nov 2017 4:30pm

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    Yanco 19th Sep 2017

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

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    19th Sep 2017 8:30am - 20th Sep 2017 4:30pm

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    Onsite accommodation available, contact Charmaine Lee on 6951 2696

    or call Annette Conroy on 1800 628 422 or 02 6951 2775

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    Tamworth 26th Oct 2017

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    Tamworth

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    26th Oct 2017 - 27th Oct 2017

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    Glen Innes 29th Oct 2017

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    DPI
    Glen Innes

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    29th Oct 2017 (all day)

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    TOCAL (near Maitland) 29th Nov 2017

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    TOCAL (near Maitland)

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    29th Nov 2017 - 30th Nov 2017

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    Yanco 5th Dec 2017

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

    When
    5th Dec 2017 8:30am - 6th Dec 2017 4:30pm

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    Onsite accommodation available, contact Charmaine Lee on 6951 2696

    or call Annette Conroy on 1800 628 422 or 02 6951 2775