SMARTtrain Chemical Risk Management (Level 4)

Course Name

SMARTtrain Chemical Risk Management (Level 4)


This course is suitable for training supervisors, managers and pesticide users to increase their skills in identifying and reducing risks in the workplace relating to the transport, storage, handling and storage of hazardous chemicals. Participants must be accredited at Level 3 to enrol in a Level 4 course.

Course aims

To assist participants to manage the risks associated with the use of chemicals in the workplace.


Level 3 units of competency:

  • AHCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals
  • AHCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

Course program/structure

  • Equipment and planning
  • Risk management
  • Legislation
  • Emergency management and the environment
  • Chemical application and IPM
  • Storage and transport
  • Record keeping

Participants will receive the following resources:

  • A reference manual
  • An assessment guide
  • A NSW, QLD or SA State legislation supplement
  • A Calibration and records supplement


This course is mapped to the following national units of competency:

  • AHCCHM401 - Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • AHCCHM402 - Plan and implement a chemical use program.

Course Options

Attend a course

This course is offered throughout the year by Registered Training Organisations (RTO's) in many locations.  Call us on 1800 138 351 for advice on RTO's in your area offering SMARTtrain courses.

Online learning

This course is available online through certain RTO's. Find out more