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Applying Chemicals Under Supervision Skill Set

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This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to handle, transport, and apply chemicals under supervision using workplace specified chemicals and application equipment.

The unit applies to individuals working in a broad range of job contexts who undertake defined routine activities under supervision. They exercise limited autonomy within established and well-known parameters, providing solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.


Please note this course will be held at the Muresk Institute located at the following address:

Muresk Institute

Spencers Brook Road

Northam, WA 6401

For more information about the Muresk Institute, please visit their website here(opens in a new tab) .


This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our Course List (opens in a new tab) page.

RTO Entry Requirements

Students are selected from Parks and Gardens Crews, Horticulture Crews, Farm Crews that are required to use chemicals in their daily work schedule. This may include laundry operations, cleaning, kitchen, horticulture production, gardens, farm staff using chemicals for animal husbandry- drenching, backlining, farm chemical use for crop establishment, maintenance, and weed control.

Please note this course will be held at the Muresk Institute(opens in a new tab) .


Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment in Course.


Licensing Legislation and Regulation Requirements

Environmental Protection Act 1986

WALW - Environmental Protection Act 1986 - Home Page (

Environmental Protection Regulations 1987

WALW - Environmental Protection Regulations 1987 - Home Page (

Work Health and Safety Act 2020

WALW - Work Health and Safety Act 2020 - Home Page (

Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022

WALW - Work Health and Safety (General) Regulations 2022 - Home Page (

WorkSAFE Hazardous Substances

WorkSAFE Chemical Substances

WorkSAFE Hazardous Substances FAQ

WorkSAFE Chemical Control

WorkSAFE Hazardous Substances Forms

WorkSAFE Hazardous Substances Compliance Tool


For more information about job and career pathways, visit Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here(opens in a new tab) .

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