AgVet Chemical Users Course (Level III)
Previously called the Farm Chemical Users Course, this course is the industry standard for training in chemical use, storage and handling. This course provides the required training for many Industry Quality Assurance Programs and is necessary to apply for the Victorian Agricultural Chemical Users Permit (an ACUP is required for users of Schedule 7 and other Restricted Chemical Products). It covers pest ID, Modes of Action, label interpretation, issues associated with chemical use, formulation types, weed and pest control application, animal health, transport and disposal, preparation and clean up, recording and other procedures.
On Line Full Course: We are pleased to be able to offer this course via an online blended learning option;
There are three steps involved in completing the full course online:
The first is to complete the Pre-Course Assessment – completed online with multiple choice questions, this section usually takes three to four hours but can be completed at your own pace.
The second step is to complete the Practical component – completed via an online group training session with our accredited trainer via Zoom, this session is usually around 5 hours. Once you have completed the Pre-Course Assessment above, we will enrol you into the next available group training session; these are held on the first Tuesday of each month.
The final step is to submit a short video of you completing the practical assessment task to your trainer. A list of items you will require to complete this step can be found here; Equipment required for practical.
The cost of this course is $350, payable via PayPal (either with a PayPal account or a credit card).
To enrol and start the Pre-Course Assessment please click on ‘create a new account’ and follow the prompts at;
Or alternatively you can complete a face to face Course with any of our Trainers and Registered Training Organisations. Please refer to our Trainers page for contact details.