SMARTtrain Chemical Safety (Level 2)


SMARTtrain Chemical Safety (Level 2)


A course suited to people that use pesticides under supervision using hand-held or small powered application equipment.

Course aims

This course will help you apply chemicals under supervision following basic chemical safety rules including those about labels, transport, handling, storage and personal protective equipment (PPE).

Learning outcomes

  • Following instructions to check and maintain application equipment and PPE
  • Using application equipment and PPE
  • Applying chemicals
  • Following instructions to clean up after chemical application
  • Completing chemical records
  • Transporting, handling and storing chemicals according to instructions and legislation

Course program/structure

  • Safety at work
  • Chemicals and the law
  • Chemicals and the environment
  • Reading the label and SDS
  • Personal safety with chemicals
  • Using chemicals
  • Calibration
  • Residues
  • Record keeping

Resources and method of delivery

Participants will receive the following resources:

  • Learning and Assessment Guide
  • A NSW, QLD or SA State legislation supplement


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

  • AHCCHM201 - Apply chemicals under supervision
  • AHCCHM101 - Follow basic chemical safety rules