Agricultural Chemical Skill Set

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Get specialised skills and knowledge for agriculture or farming - FEE FREE!

If you work with chemicals in an agricultural or farming setting; and would like the skills to handle, transport, and store them safely — this is the short course for you!

This training covers the essential aspects of agricultural chemical usage and safety for the agricultural sector. You'll gain a range of skills and knowledge including  identifying pests and weeds then determining chemical requirements to manage them; identifying different chemicals and assessing their hazards; preparing chemical mixes in accordance with label instructions; safely applying chemicals using a range of application equipment; transporting and storing chemicals according to their Safety Data Sheets (SDS); and much more.

VET for secondary students
Industry: Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
National course code: AHCSS00074 | WA State ID: AD882

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Safely handle and store agricultural chemicals. 

This course is suited for individuals responsible for applying chemicals in agricultural related industries.

Some things you'll learn:

  • Transport and store chemicals
  • Prepare chemicals to control pests, weeds and diseases 

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