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|
Optional add-on after Chemcert course, with 2 hours pre-course home study
Students must bring pens, pencils, rubber, calculator and filled in Weed supplement (sent out before course)
$195 ($120 if packaged with AQF3 and/or AQF4 course)
Approximately 6 hours to complete (depending on student's prior knowledge and skills).
Up to 2 Months to complete the course from enrolment commencement
Students must have a suitable 3rd party verify their practical tasks for the trainer. Practical tasks may alternatively be filmed and uploaded into the portal (device with a camera required).Access to a stable internet connection, a computer/tablet/phone able to run Adobe Acrobat Reader, internet browser (either the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox or Internet Explorer).