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SMARTtrainĀ® Level 3 reaccreditation - PROfarm course

Course details

Name:SMARTtrain® Chemical application reaccreditation
Description:A course for people that have previously completed a level 3 chemical applications course and seeking reaccreditation.
Cost:$270 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:1 day
Course program/structure:
  • Legislation update
  • Label and SDS update
  • Risk management - WHS and environment
  • Calibration and equipment update
  • Record keeping
  • Residue management
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:
  • AHCCHM303A - Prepare and apply chemicals
  • AHCCHM304A - Transport, handle 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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    Yanco 21st Jun 2017

    Location
    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

    When
    21st Jun 2017 8:30am-4:30pm

    Extra details for this date
    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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    SMARTtrain chemical application (Level 3), 12 July 2017, Narrabri 13th Jul 2017

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    SMARTtrain chemical application (Level 3), 12 July 2017, Narrabri

    When
    13th Jul 2017

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    or call Jayne Wood on 67631285

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    Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland) 23rd Aug 2017

    Location

    Tocal College, Paterson (near Maitland)

    When
    23rd Aug 2017

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    or call Kim Griffiths on 02 4939 8881 (ph)

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    Wagga Wagga 23rd Aug 2017

    Location
    Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute
    Wagga Wagga

    When
    23rd Aug 2017 8:30am-4:30pm

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

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    Yanco 20th Sep 2017

    Location
    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

    When
    20th Sep 2017 8:30am-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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    TOCAL (near Maitland) 30th Nov 2017

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    TOCAL (near Maitland)

    When
    30th Nov 2017

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    or call Kim Griffiths on 02 4939 8881 (ph)

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    Yanco 6th Dec 2017

    Location
    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

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

    Extra details for this date
    Onsite accommodation available, contact Charmaine Lee on 6951 2696

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