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Control Weeds

Control Weeds

Course Program

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.

Completion of Control Weeds, along with a ChemCert AQF3 Chemical Accreditation course, is required to obtain an ACDC licence in Queensland.

 

Topics Covered

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

Suitability

  • Workers in agriculture and horticulture
  • Land management-based enterprises

Units Obtained

AHCPMG301 Control weeds

Face to Face Course

Time
Time

Optional add-on after Chemcert course, with 2 hours pre-course home study

 


Requirements
Requirements

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

We require all students to be a minimum of 16 years old and to have a reading level of a year 10 student.

You will also need access to 6 weeds which you can collect

Students must bring pens, pencils, rubber, calculator and filled in Weed supplement (sent out before course)


Pricing
Pricing

$195 ($120 if packaged with AQF3 and/or AQF4 course)

Popular Add-ons
Control Weeds + AQF3 Initial Accreditation
$470 $545
Control Weeds + AQF3 Reaccreditation
$395 $470

Online Course

Most of the course can be accessed on a tablet or smartphone. Your standard carrier data charges apply when not using wifi connection
Time
Time

Approximately 6 hours to complete (depending on student's prior knowledge and skills).

Up to 2 Months to complete the course from enrolment commencement


Requirements
Requirements

 

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

We require all students to be a minimum of 16 years old and to have a reading level of a year 10 student.

You will also need access to 6 weeds which you can collect

For additional requirements, click here.

 


Pricing
Pricing
Accreditation $195
Available Add-ons
AQF3 Chemical Accreditation Online + Control Weeds Online
$470 $545
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