Northern Territorys online weed training

Treat Weeds Online Course NT

$298 per person

We are the only provider of the Treat Weeds course that is 100% based on the Northern Territory's weeds, climate, legislation and herbicides.  You will be tested on herbicides and weeds that are in the NT and the Weed Management Act is 100% Northern Territory Government.  The learning materials, videos, tests are provided to you via the online website Treat Weeds Online the system is very user friendly and easy to drive. 

This unit is a requirement for the Professional Ground Spray License.  The unit of competency is AHCPMG201 Treat weeds.

This is not the AusChem Farm Chemical course for Schedule 7 chemicals or 1080 course.  Go to Darwin chemical courses online

Treat Weeds Online Course NT

This course is nationally recognised throughout Australia

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This course will be run on the following dates.


4 January - 8 March 2021
12 Places Available

About the course

Online Training:

  • Reading materials, slides, videos and websites are provided to students via the online website Treat Weeds 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

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

  • Read English and have a high school year nine (9) 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
  • Phone call verbal test - random questions
  • Practical test video - you must make a video of your self mixing herbicide and spraying weeds

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 herbicide label, mix the chemical, wear the correct PPE, apply the herbicide to the weeds.  The video must identify the student and is texted or emailed to the trainer.  Watch the example video below.

What will I learn?

You will learn how to safely spray weeds with herbicides and select the best control method.

  • Herbicides labels
  • Mixing rates
  • Weed Management Act
  • Weed identification
  • Foliar spraying
  • Basal bark treatment
  • Mechanical methods of weed control
  • Class B weeds
  • Class A weeds
  • Off target damage
  • Contact, translocated, residual and selective herbicides
  • Safety data sheet (SDS)
  • Duty of care & Work health and safety
  • PPE