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Agricultural Chemical Distribution Control (ACDC)
AHCCHM307 - Prepare and apply chemicals to control pests, weed and diseases
AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicals
10 hours face to face
ON SITE & GROUP BOOKINGS
Available on Request
$550 per person
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Agricultural Chemical Distribution Control Training Course Overview
ACDC – Agricultural Chemicals Distribution Control includes the theoretical and practical components of two (2) units of competency chosen by the Department of Primary industries to meet skills and knowledge required to be able to apply to hold an ACDC unrestricted Licence.
This course consists of two (2) units of competency that make up the skill group including:
- Safe transport & storage
- Determining weather conditions suitable for spraying
- Understanding chemical application issues
- Equipment calibration techniques
- Knowledge to limit spray drift
- Managing chemical residues
- Risk assessments & hazard control corms
- Self-Audit & compliance checklists
- Integrated pest management
- Record keeping requirements
- Conduct a site hazard identification and risk control assessment
- Apply a range of weed control methods and maintain records
ACDC is suitable for those who are currently distributing chemicals in the agriculture and/or horticulture industries. This training course is also suitable for those who are interested in entering the agriculture, horticulture or primary industries.
Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.
Link Resources Training Facilities:
Sunshine Coast: 8 Technology Drive, Warana, QLD 4575
Kurwongbah: Neilson Road, Kurwongbah QLD 4503
Devonport: 226 Mill Road, Wesley Vale TAS 7307
Outcomes of ACDC Training
Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO 45483).
Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.
All candidates must be literate in the English Language (no interpreters allowed).
Due to the physical performance requirements of course, all candidates are required to have the physical capability to wear a 10L or more backpack and spray weeds.
At enquiry, students can enter the program by expressing an interest and being sent an information pack that contains a booking notification and course information (Course Brochure). This interest process enables the RTO and client to work together to ensure the course is suitable for them and to identify any additional support needs & make adequate provisions.
No pre-requisites exist for these Units of Competency.
Training & Education Pathways: After achieving these units of competency students may undertake a range of associated resources and infrastructure units and qualifications.
Employment Pathways: After achieving these units of competency students may seek employment in civil, construction, resources, manufacturing, utilities and maintenance industries.