Your web browser may not be properly supported. To use this site and all of its features, we recommend using the latest versions of Chrome, Safari or Firefox

Farm Chemical Refresher


Enrol Now

Farm Chemical Refresher SCCHEMRE22

Enrol Now

Course Overview

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

Online Campus

Public Online - Open from 1st July / 2022

Shepparton - William Orr

Public - Starts on 7th November, 9am - 4.30pm / 2022

1. Full Fee

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 without notice.

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 Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Further details on fees available

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.

Learning support

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.

Learn more about our learning support services


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.

Find how to reach out to our library in Shepparton

Jobs and study options

Our Skills and Jobs Centres can assist and talk through options for courses, careers, assistance with job applications and more.

Reach out to our Skills and Jobs Centres

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.