SMARTtrainĀ® Chemical application reaccreditation (Level 3) online

Course details

Name:SMARTtrain® Chemical application reaccreditation
Description:This online course is for participants with intermediate computer skills, reliable internet access and a valid email address. Candidates must have previously completed a level 3 chemical accreditation and supply a copy of a current chemical accreditation card on enrolment.

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tasks are not completed within three months without reason or explanation, access to the course material will be withdrawn and enrolment will be archived without eligibility for a refund.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.

Cost:$250 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.
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 a login so they can download the following resources:
  • All reference materials and activities
  • Assessment tasks
  • 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 undertaken on your own computer with a mentor available during business hours to assist.

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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