Course Title: Transport and store chemicals

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3396 Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management

Course Title: Transport and store chemicals

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

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Course Contact: Bruce Partland

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8323

Course Contact Email: bruce.partland@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to safely transport, handle and store liquid and dry chemical formulations across a broad range of industry sectors.

This unit does not cover operation of specialised chemical application equipment and machinery or application of chemicals.

All work must be carried out to comply with workplace procedures, work health and safety and pesticide legislation and codes. All work is carried out to comply with Safety Data Sheets, chemical label directions and relevant legislative requirements.

This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work and use discretion and judgement in the selection and use of available resources.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements may apply to this unit. Confirm the regulatory requirements that apply in the relevant State or Territory.

This unit may be deemed to have a time limit when used as part of an accreditation or licencing process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

Elements:

1. Prepare to transport and handle chemicals

2. Transport and handle chemicals

3. Store chemicals in the workplace

4. Record storage details


Learning Outcomes

Please refer to the Elements of Competency.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may consist of in class activities, presentations, written reports and observation in the workplace.