Herbicide and weed identification course

Alice Springs Weed Spraying

You can make a difference! Through doing these courses you will learn how weeds are a serious threat, destroying habitats, threatening native plants and animals.  You can help maintain Alice Springs unique environment and also help the survival of rare and endangered species.

If you hate weeds then learn how to kill weeds quickly!

Alice Springs Weed Spraying

This course is nationally recognised throughout Australia

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About the course

Train Safe NT has a trainer in Alice Springs with twenty (20) years of experience identifying and spraying weeds.  He can come to you and teach the level 2 weed spraying course or level 3 weed management course at your workplace or Indigenous community.  Successful completion of this training contributes to the requirements of a Professional Ground Spray License.  Call to discuss training options.

Level II - The course runs for two (2) days and is recommended for people who under supervision mix, spray herbicides such as Glyphosate.  You will learn how to identify common weeds, safely mix and spray weeds and use PPE.  Courses can be tailored to control woody weeds, trees or grasses. 

Level III - The course can be run over two (2) days and is recommended for people involved in the long term management of weeds. 

Level II - What will I learn?

You will learn how to safely and successfully control weeds on your property or community.

  • How to identify weeds in the Northern Territory
  • Rubber bush, Coral cacti, Parkinsonia, Neem tree, Athel pine, Caltrope, Buffel and many more
  • Herbicides for grasses
  • Herbicides for woody weeds
  • Herbicide labels
  • Mixing rates
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Employees obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act
  • Spray units
  • Folia spray
  • Cut stump method
  • Quickspray or knapsacks

The unit of competencies can be: AHCPMG201 Treat weeds and/or AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision

Assessment Tasks Student_Copy_AHCPMG_201_Treat_Weeds_V12 or Student_Copy_AHCCHM_201_Apply_Chemicals_Under_Supervision_V13

Level III - What will I learn?

You will learn how to safely and successfully manage weeds on your property or community.

  • How to identify weeds in the Northern Territory
  • Rubber bush, Cacti, Parkinsonia, Neem tree, Athel pine, Caltrope, Buffel and many more
  • Class A, B and C weeds
  • Herbicides for grasses
  • Herbicides for woody weeds
  • Herbicide labels
  • Mixing rates
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Safety data sheet
  • Weed Management Act
  • Duty of Care
  • Employees obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act
  • Nozzle selection
  • Spray units
  • Environmentally friendly weed control
  • Folia spray
  • Cut stump method
  • Employers obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act

The unit of competency is: AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Assessment Tasks Student_Copy_AHCPMG_301_Control_Weeds_V13