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Learn about weed control, preparing and applying chemicals, as well as storing and handling chemicals. This course will allow a person to apply and pay for a commercial operators ticket through their local office of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF).

The ACDC licence is required for people who are spraying herbicides using powered equipment on land that is not their own or owned by immediate family.
The ACDC 3 day workshop (chemical safety) consists of three competencies and the DPI is responsible for issuing the licence.

Areas of study include:

  • Chemical handling, application & preparation
  • Transportation of chemicals
  • Weed control

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LOCATION/S

Cairns, Townsville Trade Training Centre

Key dates and info

DURATION

Full time: 3 days / 8 hours per day

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $595

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Cairns Any time Full time / 8 hours per day Classroom
Townsville Trade Training Centre 1 Aug 2017 Full time / 8 hours per day Classroom

Location/s

Cairns
Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Townsville Trade Training Centre
763 Ingham Road
Bohle
Townsville QLD 4818

Resources required

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your cost:

  • Safety boots
  • Safety glasses
  • Hearing protection (ear plugs)
  • Shirts with sleeves (no singlets)
  • Pens
  • Note pads

Timetable

Full time over 3 days, 8am - 5pm

Express your interest today by calling 1300 656 959 and speaking with one of our friendly Client Services team members.

Important Information

Under the Agricultural Chemicals Distribution Control Act 1966 (ACDC Act) if you use ground equipment to apply herbicides you may require a commercial operator's licence issued by Biosecurity Queensland.  To find out if you are required to obtain this licence please refer to the Queensland Government 'Business and industry portal' for the Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries: http://www.business.qld.gov.au/industry/agriculture/land-management/chemical-controls/commercial-operators-licence-for-using-herbicides/applying-for-a-commercial-operators-licence

Units

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
AHCPMG301 Control weeds Core
AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals Core
AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals Core

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

Prices are subject to change.

$595

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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

Statement of Attainment from AHC30716

Please note: students will not receive a full qualification at the completion of this course.

Job prospects

  • Farm or station worker
  • Horticultural Trades Workers

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafenorth.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.

Last updated on 10 July 2017

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