SMARTtrainĀ® chemical risk management (Level 4)

Course details

Name:SMARTtrain chemical risk management (Level 4)
Description:This course is suitable for training supervisors and managers with risk management skills to manage the transportation, storage, application and record keeping of agricultural chemicals (including biological pesticides). Participants must be accredited at Level 3 to achieve competence at Level 4.
Cost:$450 GST-free.
Course aims:To assist participants to manage the risks associated with the use of chemicals in the workplace.
Learning outcomes:
  • Comply with mandatory codes of practice and relevant legislation to safely transport, store and handle chemicals in the workplace.
  • Identify integrated management strategies to control pests.
  • Select appropriate chemicals for application to an identified pest problem at a particular site.
  • Establish procedures to ensure chemicals are applied according to the label.
  • Assess the risk of residues in commodities and as contaminants in the environment during and following chemical application.
  • Design and implement recording systems for chemical storage and use.
Length:1.5 days
Course program/structure:
  • Introduction to risk management
  • WHS risk management
  • Legislation
  • Emergency management and the environmental risk management
  • Chemical application management
  • Integrated pest management
  • Residue risk management
  • Storage and transport risks
  • Records management
Resources and method of delivery:
Participants will receive the following resources:
  • a reference manual
  • a learning and 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 Guide are option extras.

This course is delivered indoors.

Accreditation: This course is mapped to the following national units of competency:
  • AHCCHM401 - Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • AHCCHM402 - Plan and implement a chemical use program.

This course was developed by NSW Department of Primary Industries and NSW TAFE.

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    Narrabri 28th Feb 2018

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    Narrabri

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    28th Feb 2018 - 1st Mar 2018

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    Wagga Wagga 8th Mar 2018

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    Wagga Wagga

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    8th Mar 2018 8:30am - 9th Mar 2018 12:30pm

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    Yanco 12th Apr 2018

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
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    12th Apr 2018 8:30am - 13th Apr 2018 12:30am

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    Grafton

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    23rd Apr 2018 - 24th Apr 2018

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    Tamworth

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    20th Jun 2018 - 21st Jun 2018

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    Yanco 27th Jun 2018

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

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    27th Jun 2018 8:30am - 28th Jun 2018 12:30pm

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    Wagga Wagga 23rd Aug 2018

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    Wagga Wagga

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    23rd Aug 2018 8:30am - 24th Aug 2018 12:30pm

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    Yanco 20th Sep 2018

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
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    20th Sep 2018 8:30am - 21st Sep 2018 12:30pm

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    YANCO NSW 2703

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    Yanco 25th Oct 2018

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

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    25th Oct 2018 8:30am - 26th Oct 2018 12:30am

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    2198 Irrigation Way
    YANCO NSW 2703

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    Yanco 6th Dec 2018

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    Yanco Agricultural Institute
    Yanco

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    6th Dec 2018 8:30am - 7th Dec 2018 12:30pm

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    2198 Irrigation Way
    YANCO NSW 2703

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