AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

Information about the course:

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare and apply chemicals for the control of pests across a range of industry sectors.

This unit covers the use of general application equipment used across a variety of industries including; boom sprays, orchard air-blast sprayers, handheld spray equipment, wipers, dry chemical applicators, dips, pour-on, spot-on, vaccination and drenching equipment.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work hand safety and pesticide legislation and codes.

All work must be carried out to comply with chemical label instructions, Safety Data Sheets (SDS’s), the organisation’s application plan and relevant legislation.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this unit. Candidates should confirm the regulatory requirements that apply in their relevant State or Territory before undertaking this unit.

This unit may be deemed to have a time limit when used as part of an accreditation or licence process.

Combined courses are also available in this field; however, it is dependent upon your State or Territory as to which combined courses are required. Click on the links below to see the combined courses that are available:

Target audience:

This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work and use discretion and judgement in the selection and use of available resources.


There are no prerequisites for this unit.

Award Issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: 
  • AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

Course duration:

  • Full course: 7 hours face-to-face training

Pre course study options:

There are no pre course study requirements for this course.

Further Information (Links):

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