The Control Weeds program has been developed in response to demand from workers in agriculture, horticulture and land management who are required to carry out the control of weed infestations. The course explains how to combine cultural, biological and chemical methods to provide effective, economical control of weeds while minimising damage to the environment.
|Identify a range of weeds and beneficial organisms||Plan and coordinate weed control activities|
|Prepare and calibrate equipment||Conduct a site hazard identification and risk control assessment|
|Apply a range of weed control methods and maintain records||Monitor, record and report the effectiveness of controls|
Approximately 6 hours to complete (depending on student's prior knowledge and skills).
Up to 2 Months to complete the course from enrolment commencement
Requires students to have attained the AQF3 units AHCCHM303A Prepare and Apply Chemicals and AHCCHM304A Transport, handle and Store Chemicals or the newer
units AHCCHM303 Prepare and Apply Chemicals and AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals
You will also need access to 6 weeds which you can collect
Students MUST read the Student Handbook and
agree to the ChemCert E-Learning Policies
Age / Learning Requirements
We require all students to be a minimum of 16 years old and to have a reading level of a year 10 student. If you are unsure of your ability to complete the course we recommend completing our Learning, Literacy and Numeracy Quiz (click here to begin)
Practical Demonstration Requirements
There are is a practical demonstration required to complete this course.
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Hardware and Software Requirements
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