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Offering Info

Statement of Attainment in Agricultural Chemical Skill Set

  • National Course Code: AHCSS00074
  • TAFE NSW code: AHCSS00074-V01-20CHE-015

Location – Refresher course

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

04 Dec 2020

Study Commitment

15 Hours per week

Duration

1 Day

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

Complete the nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in Agricultural Chemical skill set and gain a competitive edge in the market. Through this course, you will gain skills that will allow you to transport and handle chemicals unsupervised across a range of industries like, national parks, golf courses and beekeeping.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn how to:

  • Manage chemicals unsupervised
  • Handle, apply and transport chemicals independently
  • Perform chemical store audits
  • Execute calibration exercises in a workshop and chemical storage facility
  • Use sprayers, wipers and applicators

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Further develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead in this field:

  • Self-motivation and drive
  • Attention to detail
  • Commitment to work health and safety practices
  • Practical and logical approach

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • Eligibility to apply for your Chemical Users Licence through the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) which enables you to purchase, apply, and store chemicals unsupervised

GROW YOUR CAREER

This skill set broadens your employment opportunities by building on your existing qualification and career in land management and enables you to purchase and apply chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

An increasing focus on safety is driving demand for workers trained in key safety areas including the transport and application of chemicals. The demand for skilled workers in parks and gardens, conservation and land management is expected to increase in the coming years.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

WORK PLACEMENT

There is no work placement requirement for this qualification.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Learning and writing skills at Australian Quality Framework Level 3 (AQF3) or above
  • Meet the criteria of the Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment tool

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you:

  • Have a current Agricultural Chemical Skills qualification or equivalent that has been completed wihtin 5 years of course date to qualify as a refresher only. A copy of your Agricultural Chemical Skills card or equivalent qualficiation must be presented at time of enrolment enrolment and on the first day of class to the teacher for verification and record.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • To supply own work boots, long sleeve shirt and long pants.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Part Time Day, Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 10 hours of class for 1 day. you will need to complete approximately 5 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 12 hours of additional study outside of class hours, including research and practical activities.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for:

  • Employment pathways including: workers applying agricultural chemicals on public lands and/or employees and contractors applying agricultural chemicals. Includes many job roles - as employees and contractors - in the agricultural, horticultural and allied industries. For example, job roles in local councils, golf courses, landscape maintenance, production and retail nurseries, National Parks, government and commercial forestry, State Rail, pest management, bush regeneration, Roads & Maritime, indigenous land management, beekeeping; wherever the control of pests, weeds and diseases is required using chemicals.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

TAFE NSW support services are available to all current students.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Friday 4th December 2020 from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.

Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Coffs Harbour Education CHEC
363 Hogbin Drive, Coffs Harbour
Phone 131 601

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