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Weed movement - Machinery inspection and cleaning

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Name:Weed movement - Machinery inspection and cleaning
Description:The workshop has been developed to increase the awareness of how weeds and other pest organisms can be spread via contaminated machinery and what can be done to reduce the risk of this occurring.
Cost:$360 GST free
Course aims:To develop the skills of participants to be able to formally inspect machinery for material that may contribute to the spread of weeds, pests or disease covering options for location and equipment when cleaning machinery and plant.
Learning outcomes:
  • inspect plant and machinery
  • outline the process to help protect natural resources, business and themselves from the negative effects of weeds.
Length:1 day
Course program/structure:
  • Understanding the threat of weeds
  • Reducing the risk of spreading weeds through job planning
  • Weed recognition / identification
  • Formal inspection of machinery and plant
  • Consideration of location of machinery and plant
  • Recording and reporting
  • Associated legislation
  • Collecting and disposing of samples from machinery
Resources and method of delivery:This course is delivered using indoor and outdoor instruction.
Accreditation: This course is mapped to the national units of competency:
  • AHCBIO201A - Inspect and clean machinery for plant, animal and soil material
  • AHCBIO302A - Identify and report unusual disease or plant pest signs

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Yanco Agricultural Institute
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Yanco 19th Oct 2017

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Yanco Agricultural Institute
Yanco

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19th Oct 2017 8:30am-4:00pm

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