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Chemical Risk Management Level 4 Skill Set

State ID: GAB60

This course is suitable for training supervisors and managers with risk management skills to manage the transportation, storage, application and record keeping of agricultural chemicals (including biological pesticides). Participants must be accredited at Level 3 to achieve competence at Level 4.

Course structure

  • Introduction to risk management
  • Integrated resistance and pest management
  • Chemical application management
  • Chemical risk management
  • Environmental risk management
  • Residue risk management
  • Records management
  • Comply with mandatory codes of practice and relevant legislation to safely transport, store and handle chemicals in the workplace
  • Identify integrated management strategies to control pests
  • Select appropriate chemicals for application to an identified pest problem at a particular site
  • Establish procedures to ensure chemicals are applied according to the label
  • Assess the risk of residues in commodities and as contaminants in the environment during and following chemical application
  • Design and implement recording systems for chemical storage

Competency units covered in this course

  • BAL98 AHCPMG302 Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • BAM93 AHCCHM401 Develop procedures to minimise risk in the use of chemicals
  • BAL49 AHCCHM402 Plan and implement a chemical use program

Competent students will receive a Statement of Attainment

    2021 dates TBC


    Important information

    Job opportunities


    Students must have completed SMARTtrain Chemical Application Course (Level 3).

    Important information


    • Covered shoes or boots must be worn
    • Pen and calculator required

    Participants will receive the following resources

    • A reference manual
    • An assessment guide
    Job opportunities

    The successful completion of this course in conjunction with units from the level 3 SMARTtrain course will enable the operator to obtain a contract operator's license from the Department of Health WA.

    Delivery location, important dates and study options

    This course may be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide any specific instructions if your training delivery style needs to change.

    All year round

    Murdoch - 2 and 3 November



    Where Murdoch
    How Part Time
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    Page last updated October 22, 2020