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Application of Chemicals - Statement of Attainment (168-03255V01)
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Career area: Primary Industry 
Study area: Agriculture 
  Nationally Recognised Training
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Yallah  Part Time Day  1 Week 14-Feb-2018  Wed, Thu 
Description: Successful completion of the two units in this hands on course satisfy the legislative requirements in NSW for participants to handle, prepare, apply, transport and store registered pesticides without supervision as required under Pesticide Legislation in NSW. Accreditation lasts for 5 years.
This course will run over two days at Yallah Campus. Your learning outcomes will be:
• Determine the need for chemical use.
• Identify the appropriate chemical.
• Prepare for chemical use according to label and SDS.
• Identify conditions for safely applying chemicals.
• List procedures for cleaning up following chemical application.
• Record application details.
• Determine how to transport and handle chemicals.
• Identify how to store chemical safely.
• Record storage details.
• Read and interpret label and SDS directions for safe transport, handling and storage Participants are asked to wear appropriate clothing, including sturdy covered shoes, hat, long pants and covered shoulders.
Minimum Numbers Policy: Courses are run subject to minimum enrolments. If TAFE NSW cancels a course due to low student enrolments, you will be notified and you will receive a full refund of fees or the option to transfer to another course if one is available. 
Entry requirements: There are no prerequisites for this course. 
Career opportunities: These units can lead to a career pathway in Agriculture, Horticulture and Land management/Green keeping. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Yallah
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Yallah Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Statement of Attainment in Application of Chemicals 
Offering code: 18YLH-005 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 1 Week
Scheduled attendance: Wednesday and Thursday 9am to 3.30pm, Block A, Floor 1, Room AF09 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 14 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: Do you work in the Environmental, Horticulture and Primary Industries? The TAFE NSW Statement of Attainment in Chemical Application will teach you how to safely and correctly apply chemicals in order to control weeds in agricultural, horticultural or land management based enterprises.

You will learn how to prepare, handle, apply, store and transport chemicals in a responsible and effective manner. This is a practical hands on course for people wanting to work with Agriculture Chemicals.

Successful completion of this course will ensure you meet the training requirements determined by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority for the acquisition of some restricted chemicals and also by the NSW Pesticides Regulation 2009 for the unsupervised application of pesticides.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 30 hours. This includes approximately 14 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Course fees: $350
Comments: This course takes place at Yallah Campus on Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th February 2018 from 9-3.30pm. Please ensure you wear appropriate clothing including closed shoes, covered legs and arms and a hat. You will be contacted in the week before your course by the teacher to provide you with further details.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
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