Course Title: Prepare and apply chemicals

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3293 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Prepare and apply chemicals

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99258323

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the process of preparing and applying chemicals and defines the standard required to:

  • assess the need for chemical use:
  • comply with safety, chemical label and MSDS requirements;
  • prepare an application/spray plan;
  • prepare and apply chemicals;
  • calibrate application equipment and maintain chemical records.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this Course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCCHM303A Prepare and apply chemicals


1. Determine the need for chemical use

2. Prepare application/spray plan

3. Prepare chemical mixes

4. Calibrate application equipment

5. Apply chemicals

6. Clean up equipment and
complete records

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be based on direct observation of on-the-job work processes; Third party endorsement by work supervisor Matthew Butt and / or Aboriginal mentors; class-room exercises and quizzes.