This refresher course meets the requirements of Industry Quality Assurance Programs to show currency of chemical training. This course meets Duty of Care under the OHS Act 2004, ensuring people are up to date will all safety aspects related to AgVet chemical use.
This course is aimed at people who have previously completed the full farm chemical course. It will ensure learners have up-to-date legislation, label changes, a reminder about personal safety, and other important issues that have occurred since the initial course was completed.
What participants will experience in this course:
- Current legislation
- Weed, pests and disease
- Chemical handling and disposal
- Application and spraying
- Storage, emergencies and first aid
To enter into this course, applicants need to have completed the Full Farm Chemical course or Skill Set AHCSS00074. All participants will be provided with a copy of the latest Aus Chem Manual. On-campus learners are required to wear long pants, a shirt, and work boots.
This is non-accredited training. When students complete this course, they will receive a Certificate of Attendance.
Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions
During COVID‐19 lockdown periods, this course will have the majority of the training delivered using online methods of teaching and communication while students engage from home with their trainers. Any required practical components of the course will be moved to a more appropriate time later in the year.
Course Dates & Times
Public Online - Open from 31st January / 2022
Shepparton - William Orr
Public - Starts on 20th June, 9am to 4.30pm / 2022
Public - Starts on 7th November, 9am - 4.30pm / 2022
Detailed Fee Information
The student tuition fees as published are subject to
change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees
and charges are correct at time of publication for 2022 and may change
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
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 Bookshop. A full
list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course
information session or during the pre-training review Interview.
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.
A free and confidential service to help you build the foundation skills you need to be successful at TAFE. Improve your english language, maths and/or writing skills; enhance your computer, exam and study skills.
Our library team are passionate about supporting students to achieve their study goals. They have subject guides, referencing help, and online resources to assist you with you assessments.
Jobs and study options
Our Skills and Jobs Centres can assist and talk through options for courses, careers, assistance with job applications and more.
Browse other courses
Agricultural Chemical Skill Set (AHCSS00074)
This skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to transport, handle, store, prepare and apply chemicals.
Certificate IV in Agribusiness (AHC41019)
Apply your business acumen and attention to detail to the farming industry with an Agribusiness course from GOTAFE.
Course in Minimising Risks in the Use of 1080 & PAPP Bait Products for Vertebrate Pest Control (22516VIC)
Training in the safe, legal and effective use of 1080 and PAPP pest animal bait products for vertebrate pest control in Victoria.