AHCCHM201A – Apply chemicals under supervision – Elective

  • August 21, 2015 /

ahcchm201a - Apply Chemicals Under Supervision

This course is designed for personnel who are required to apply chemicals under supervision using small powered or hand-held equipment.

This unit contributes to a number of Certificate II level qualifications.

People seeking work in pest and weed control may be assisted in their efforts to obtain work by completion of this course. Industries requiring the competencies covered in the course include power-line vegetation control, sport and recreation, aquaculture and fisheries, health support services, forestry and sawmilling.

Benefits to Business

Electrical supply network owners require that work undertaken in proximity to their assets is performed by people who are properly qualified. This unit of competency meets part of that expectation. On completion of the course staff will be able to check, prepare and use application equipment and personal protective equipment. They will be able to measure, mix and transport chemicals and to handle, transport and dispose of those chemicals. Staff will be able to comply with Occupational Health and Safety requirements and to understand chemical labels and material safety data sheets.

Benefits to your company may include:

  • Minimisation of risks for misuse or mishandling of chemicals and
  • Improved staff efficiency and effectiveness.

On completion staff will understand the purpose of product labels, legislation and relevant enterprise procedures.

Scheduled course dates and locations:

Date: Contact your InterLink office for further information

Location: Loganholme (Queensland), Ringwood (Victoria) or organise group training at your worksite

Participant requirements:

  • Must attend with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment and as a minimum, approved safety footwear, hearing protection, appropriate clothing (natural fibre Hi Vis work wear), eye and hand protection. (Interlink has limited PPE available however it is preferable that participants bring personal PPE wherever possible)
  • Participants are required to undertake formal assessment. This includes both assessment of knowledge [verbal or written] and assessment of skills [practical]

Pre-requisites or expectations of experience, skills or knowledge [e.g. white card, blue card, literacy]:

Must be 17 years or over

Assessment to be completed: includes both verbal and written assessment of knowledge and assessment of practical skills.

Licensed or regulated outcomes: On satisfactory completion of assessment, a statement of attainment will be issued.

Costs and Financial Support or Government subsidies available

Government subsidies for initial and refresher courses may be available and can be discussed on application.

Review Schedule: Version: 1 - August 2015 to be reviewed August 2017.

Third parties involved in delivery and assessment: nil

For further information, please refer to the attached overview:

ahcchm201a-apply-chemicals-under-supervision

Disclaimer:

Attendance at this course does not automatically guarantee attainment of competency, nor does satisfactory completion of assessment and attainment of competency guarantee relevant employment.

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Unit overview

This course is designed for personnel who are required to apply chemicals under supervision using small powered or hand-held equipment.

This unit contributes to a number of Certificate II level qualifications.

People seeking work in pest and weed control may be assisted in their efforts to obtain work by completion of this course. Industries requiring the competencies covered in the course include power-line vegetation control, sport and recreation, aquaculture and fisheries, health support services, forestry and sawmilling.

 Benefits to Business

Electrical supply network owners require that work undertaken in proximity to their assets is performed by people who are properly qualified. This unit of competency meets part of that expectation. On completion of the course staff will be able to check, prepare and use application equipment and personal protective equipment. They will be able to measure, mix and transport chemicals and to handle, transport and dispose of those chemicals. Staff will be able to comply with Occupational Health and Safety requirements and to understand chemical labels and material safety data sheets.

 Benefits to your company may include:

  • Minimisation of risks for misuse or mishandling of chemicals and
  • Improved staff efficiency and effectiveness.

On completion staff will understand the purpose of product labels, legislation and relevant enterprise procedures.

Scheduled course dates and locations:

Date:  Contact your InterLink office for further information

Location:  Loganholme (Queensland), Ringwood (Victoria) or organise group training at your worksite

Participant requirements:

  • Must attend with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment and as a minimum, approved safety footwear, hearing protection, appropriate clothing (natural fibre Hi Vis work wear), eye and hand protection. (Interlink has limited PPE available however it is preferable that participants bring personal PPE wherever possible)
  • Participants are required to undertake formal assessment. This includes both assessment of knowledge [verbal or written] and assessment of skills [practical]

Pre-requisites or expectations of experience, skills or knowledge [e.g. white card, blue card, literacy]:   

Must be 17 years or over

Assessment to be completed:   includes both verbal and written assessment of knowledge and assessment of practical skills.

Licensed or regulated outcomes:   On satisfactory completion of assessment, a statement of attainment will be issued.

Costs and Financial Support or Government subsidies available

Government subsidies for initial and refresher courses may be available and can be discussed on application.

 Review Schedule: Version: 1 – August 2015 to be reviewed August 2017.

 Third parties involved in delivery and assessment:    nil

For further information, please refer to the attached overview:

ahcchm201a-apply-chemicals-under-supervision

 Disclaimer:

Attendance at this course does not automatically guarantee attainment of competency, nor does satisfactory completion of assessment and attainment of competency guarantee relevant employment.