AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Information about the course:

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and coordinate weed control activities.

Individuals operating in this field who use chemicals for weed control are required to hold current chemical handling certification. Other licensing conditions may also apply to this unit. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.

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 workers in agriculture, horticulture or land management-based enterprises who are required to carry out the control of weed infestations using cultural, biological and chemical methods to provide effective, economical control of weeds while minimising damage to the environment.

The unit applies to workers who demonstrate autonomy and judgement and take limited responsibility in known contexts.


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: 
  • AHCPMG301 Control weeds.

Course duration:

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

Pre course study options:

There are no pre course study requirements for this course.

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