SMARTtrainĀ® chemical application (Level 3) online

Course details

Name:SMARTtrain® Chemical Application (Level 3)
Description:This online course if for participants with intermediate computer skills, reliable internet access and a valid email address.
Cost:$320 GST-free
Includes SMARTtrain® card issue.
Course aims: This course is aimed at people who use chemicals in their workplace and will safely apply, transport and store chemicals using best practice methods whilst meeting legislative requirements.

The advantages of online training is that you don't have to wait for a course in your area, you can start now and do the course at your own pace at times that suit you, day or night.
Learning outcomes:
  • Determine the need for chemical use
  • Comply with safety, label and SDS requirements
  • Prepare and apply chemicals
  • Calibrate application equipment
  • Maintain chemical records
  • Transport, handle and store chemicals safely

Students are required to complete the online course within three months from enrolment.

If engagement with the subject is not evident within three months of enrolment, or if assessment tasks are not completed within three months without reason or explanation, access to the course material will be withdrawn and enrolment will be archived without eligibility for a refund.

Re-enrolment in the online course will require payment of an re-enrolment fee which will be calculated at 20% of the full course cost.

By submitting your enrolment form you have accepted the terms and conditions stated above.

Course program/structure:

The course consists of a number of topics, each with learning tutorials and reference material.

  • Pest management
  • Legislation - state and federal
  • Labels, permits and safety data sheets
  • Risk management - WHS and environment
  • Calibration
  • Chemical application
  • Transport, storage and disposal of chemical

Assessments require the student to answer questions, fill in chemical records and upload files.

Resources and method of delivery: Participants will receive a login to the course and will have access to the following training materials:
  • SMARTtrain Chemical Application resource manual
  • Legislation supplement/fact sheets
  • Tutorials for each topic
  • Downloadable information documents
  • Online quizzes and assessment tasks

An experienced mentor is available for help and advice during business hours.

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.

NOTE: In some states 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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