Course In Minimising The Risks In The Use Of 1080 Pest Animal Bait Products For Vertebrate Pest Control

Course Code 22275VIC
Campus Shepparton - William Orr
Duration 12 hours

Course Overview

22275VIC Course for Minimising Risks in the Use of 1080 Pest Animal Bait Products for Vertebrate Pest Control is a short accredited course. Successful applicants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the unit VU21625 Implement the legislative requirements for the Use of 1080 Pest Animal Bait Products for Vertebrate Pest Control. The 22275VIC Course in Minimising Risks in the Use of 1080 Pest Animal Bait Products for Vertebrate Pest Control aims to train participants in the safe, legal and effective use of 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) pest animal bait products for vertebrate pest control in Victoria. Successful completion of the course will enable Victorian course participants to apply for a 1080 endorsement to a persons existing Agricultural Chemical Users Permit (ACUP). Successful completion of the course will enable Victorian course participants who hold a Commercial Operators Licence (COL) (vermin destroyers endorsement) or staff working for a COL holder, Pest Control Licence (for pest animal control) or Pilot Chemical Ratings Licence to purchase and use 1080 pest animal bait products but does not require them to apply for an endorsement to purchase and use 1080.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

After gaining the 22275VIC Course for Minimising Risks in the Use of 1080 Pest Animal Bait Products for Vertebrate Pest Control, you might wish to undertake further study in the AHC40116 Certificate IV in Agriculture – AHCCHM402 Plan and implement a chemical use program.

The 22275VIC Course in Minimising Risks in the Use of 1080 Pest Animal Bait Products for Vertebrate Pest Control is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Agriculture / pest control industry as a 1080 User. Working in this industry may involve working outdoors and indoors in a variety of weather conditions, and operating a range of machinery, equipment and vehicles.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Campus Times
Shepparton – William Orr Northern Victoria – Agriculture; Online & Classroom Attendance / 2018
Shepparton – William Orr Northern Victoria – Horticulture; Online/Classroom Attendance / 2018
Shepparton – William Orr Northern Victoria – Agriculture/Flexible Learning; Online & Classroom Attendance
Shepparton – William Orr Northern Victoria – Horticulture/Flexible Learning; Online/Classroom Attendance

Fee Information
Type Cost
Govt Subsidised-Standard $156.00
Govt Subsidised-Standard Concession $31.20
Full Fee $156.00
Course Materials $12.00


Please note that the advertised fees relate to 2019.   For enrolments this year, please contact us for confirmation.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

In order to meet eligibility requirements to undertake this course, a person must meet the following training requirements; Provide one of the following original documents or permits, or a certified photocopy of the original Statement of Attainment or enrolment in the following units (that will be completed prior to the commencement of the Course in Minimising Risks in the Use of 1080 Pest Animal Bait Products for Vertebrate Pests): AHCCHM303A (formerly RTC3704A) Prepare and apply chemicals; and AHCCHM201A (formerly RTC2706A) Apply chemicals under supervision or AHCCHM304A – Transport, handle and store chemicals. Or Completion of a course in pest animal control which satisfies the requirements of the Commercial Operator License (vermin destroyer endorsement) or be employed by someone holding a COL (vermin destroyer endorsement) which includes the units: AHCCHM303A and AHCCHM201A, AHCPMG402A and AHCVPT302A Or Completion of a course in pest animal control which satisfies the requirements of the Pest Control License (pest animal control) such as: Pest Animal Management Course (conducted by Victorian College of Agriculture and Horticulture and Victorian Colleges of TAFE); Statement of Attainment in the Pest Animal Management Unit of the Diploma of Applied Science (Natural Resource Management) issued by a registered education and training organization; Certificate for recognition of current competencies or prior learning in pest animal control issued by a registered education and training organisation.

Units of Competency

22275VIC – Core Units
VU21625 – Implement the legislative requirements for the use of 1080 pest animal bait product

Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
Enrolment

Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Additional Information

Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) to appropriately trained chemical users, which authorises the purchase of ‘restricted supply’ chemicals and use of ‘restricted use’ chemicals (i.e. higher risk chemicals) in Victoria.

ACUPs do not authorise the holder to use these chemicals for a fee or reward (e.g. to operate as a spray contractor).

Required training

A recognised training course in agvet chemical use (or equivalent) that includes:

the unit AHCCHM303 – Prepare and apply chemicals , and
the unit AHCCHM304 – Transport and store chemicals

from the Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation & Land Management training package (e.g. Agvet Chemical User Course run byAusChem Victoria, various TAFE institutes and private providers).

Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

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