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Program Snapshot


online self-paced but must be completed by 30 September 2021

Delivery Options

online self-paced with trainer support




Good command of English


$0 – fully-subsidised by the NSW Governments Skill Up from Home Part Qualification program.


In this course, you’ll combine industry standard hands-on training with theory in chemical use, storage and handling.

You’ll learn to transport, handle, store, prepare and apply chemicals.

Target Group

It is for individuals responsible for applying agricultural chemicals.


Course outcomes:

Successfully completing this course will enhance your employment opportunities in horticulture and environmental industries and give you credit towards qualifications in horticulture and agriculture at certificate level.

Participants will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment to one of the following Skill Sets;

  • AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
  • AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

Course structure:

  • AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
  • AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

More information:

Assessment:  This is a nationally recognised skill set, so participants will be required to undertake assessment during the program to demonstrate understanding of the knowledge and skills required to implement infection control procedures in their workplace.

This will comprise;

  • an Assessment Questionnaire to demonstrate that you understand what was taught during the day, and;
  • you demonstrating the techniques you will learn for cleaning, handling waste, etc.

Your assessor is looking for evidence that you are competent in the unit requirements.  To show that you are competent you must be able to:

  • Perform the task to workplace standards
  • Manage a range of different tasks
  • Respond to contingencies or breakdowns
  • Deal with the responsibilities of the workplace, including working with others.


What happens after I submit my assessment tasks?

Your trainer will examine your work and decide whether it meets the criteria. If so the work will be marked ‘competent’ and a Statement of Attainment issued.

If you are unable to demonstrate the required level of knowledge and skills through this assessment task on the first attempt your Trainer may choose to verbally assess you to gather further evidence of your knowledge of specific questions. In this situation your they will make note of this on your assessment task including notes on what answers you provided.

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