Training is recommended for users of rural chemical to develop competency in their use.
When using some chemical groups training is required by the Department of Health SA.
Persons using Schedule 7 poisons (labelled as Dangerous Poison) are required to hold a valid statement of attainment issued by a training organisation registered by the Australian Skills Quality Authority for the units of competence AHCCHM303 (Prepare and Apply Chemicals) and AHCCHM304 (Transport and store chemicals). Persons spraying specified Group I herbicides are required to hold a statement of attainment for AHCCHM303 (Prepare and Apply Chemicals).
Accredited training courses and providers
The following are examples of suitable training courses that deliver the competency units AHCCHM303 (Prepare and Apply Chemicals) and AHCCHM304 (Transport and store chemicals).
Phone: 03 5622 2055 or 1300 131 250
Provider: ARO Educational Services
Phone: (08) 8339 1066
Provider: ChemCert Australia
Phone: 1800 444 228
Spray Solutions accreditation.
Provider: Regional Skills Training
Phone: 08 8835 136