AusChem - Chemical Users Course

Chemical Accreditation

$550 per person (minimum eight (8) people)

Do you work in the mango, vegetable, horticulture, landscape or cattle industry?  Do you use chemicals like herbicides, insecticides, fungicides or 1080?  If your answer is yes then this course is for you.  This two (2) day course is referred to as ‘AusChem’ and is valid for 5 years.  The re-fresher course is one (1) day and the applicant must of completed level 3 chemical units within six (6) years.

'AusChem' is a requirement for the following licenses from NT Government:

Schedule 7 Chemical Authorisations

Professional Ground Spray License

1080 Authorisation

Chemical Accreditation

This course is nationally recognised throughout Australia

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About the course

The AusChem course runs for two (2) days with elements of both theory and practical.  You need to be able to read and have high school level of mathematical skills to complete this course.

Train Safe NT can come to you. Train Safe NT travels around the Top End and Central Australia doing training on remote cattle stations and communities.  Best results are achieved by completing training in the work place. The maximum training group is 13 people.  Units of Competencies are: AHCCHM303 - Prepare and apply chemicals and AHCCHM304 - Transport, handle and store chemicals.

" The training was successful as there was a Vietnamese translator that help closed the gap of having a language barrier. This allowed a better understanding of the regulations and risk of using chemicals. The training was also very interactive and allowed time for questions and a discussion "
- Phuong Dang - vegetable mango grower, Humpty Doo.

What will I learn?

Over this two (2) day course you’ll develop a complete understanding of 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

Units of Competencies are: AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals and AHCCHM304 Transport, handle and store chemicals.