Northern Territorys online chemical training

AusChem Online Chemical Course NT

$448 per person

We are the only provider of the online AusChem chemical course that is 100% based on the Northern Territorys weeds, pest insects and chemicals.  You will be tested on chemicals that are used in the NT and the legislation is 100% Northern Territory Government.  You do not need to be a IT guru, the learning materials, books, tests are provided to you via the online website AusChem Online the system is designed to be user friendly and easy to drive.  If you can do internet banking you can do the online chemical course.

The "AusChem" has a five (5) year life and is a requirement for the following licenses and authorisations from NT Government:

  • Schedule 7 Chemical Authorisation
  • Professional Ground Spray License
  • 1080 Authorisation

Units of Competencies are: AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases and AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals.

AusChem Online Chemical Course NT

This course is nationally recognised throughout Australia

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This course will be run on the following dates.


20 August - 20 December 2020 Northern Territory
20 Places Available

About the course

Online Training:

  • Reading materials, slides, videos and websites are provided to students via the online website AusChem Online and you can contact the trainer by email anytime
  • You do not have to download or upload or save documents.  No special software or readers.
  • You can do this course in your own time
  • Each section to be completed prior to moving onto another section starting at Introduction followed by section 1, 2 etc. working through the information and knowledge
  • The online course will take about 10 - 12 hours at own pace and you have up to eight (8) weeks to complete the course
  • You must have access to spray equipment and PPE to undertake the practical test
  • Online tests are open book
  • The AusChem National AgVet Chemical User book is posted to you therefore you have the "paper copy" aswell

You must have the following skills and computer software & hardware:

  • Read English and have a high school year ten (10) level of mathematics
  • Computer knowledge, skills and email
  • Smartphone or digital camera to make video and email to the trainer
  • Internet access
  • PC or laptop
  • Web browsers to navigate pages and websites

The assessment is a combination of theory and practical:

  • Online tests - true/false, multiple choice, open ended questions
  • Phone call verbal test - randon questions
  • Practical test video - you must make a video of your self mixing chemical and spraying
  • Tests are submitted online as the work is completed

Practical Test Video

Demonstration of skills will be assessed by the submission of a video where you demonstrate the skills in a workplace or simulated work environment. In the video you must read the chemical label, mix the chemical, wear the correct PPE, apply the chemical to weeds or pests.  The video must identify the student and is emailed to the trainer.  Watch the video - example

You can transfer to a face to face course at any time, however you will incurr an extra charge of $200.  You will have to travel to Darwin for this course.  Go to Darwin Chemical Course Dates

What will I learn?

You will learn how to safely handle and use chemicals.  We cover everything in a helpful and informative training style that will get you up to speed.

  • Chemical labels
  • Withholding periods
  • Dangerous goods
  • Mixing rates
  • Protective equipment
  • Storage
  • Transportation
  • Safety data sheet (SDS)
  • Residue problems
  • Legislation
  • Authorisations
  • Permits
  • Licenses
  • Duty of care
  • Work health and safety
  • Calibration of equipment
  • Nozzle selection
  • Chemical spill
  • Clean up and disposal
  • Off target damage