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AUSCHEM Basic Course Skill Set

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Handle chemicals safely

This course is delivered in partnership with AusChem WA and will assist you to manage risks associated with chemical use, to understand your obligations in the areas of duty of care, quality assurance and environmental management.

On a practical level you will learn how to improve your integrated pest management programs, to better choose chemicals for the job and accurate application. This training is essential for all agricultural stakeholders who use chemicals and is designed for people who will be spraying without supervision.


This course remains FEE FREE in 2024! The course fees are 100 per cent subsidised by the WA State Government for WA residents.

Some eligibility conditions apply for the free training, and other fees may apply for some courses. Please see the FAQs on our Skills Ready page for further information.

^ Please note: Eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.


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

Learners need basic LLN skills to be able to interpret labels and SDS’s. They must be able to work out rates, areas and volumes. They need to be able to interpret signage which may indicate Dangerous Goods or hazardous substances.

Simulated practical training will be carried out along with theory - based learning.
English second language students may require additional support such as an interpreter to complete the skill set.


Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment as well as AusChem training accreditation.

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 2, 2023

Carnarvon - Auschem Basic Risk Management - Semester 2

Duration 2 Days
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Carnarvon
How On Campus

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