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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) .

Study options and how to apply

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Semester 1, 2023

Northam - Applying Chemicals Under Supervision, Muresk - 14th and 15th February

Duration 1 Day
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Northam
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $56.70 $11.69 $68.39
Concession $16.80 $11.69 $28.49

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2023, students born on or after 1 July 2005 who are at least 15 years old in 2023) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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