Control Weeds (AHC Unit)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
No minimum education
This unit is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It describes the skills and knowledge required to plan and coordinate weed control activities. It applies to workers in agriculture, horticulture or land management-based enterprises who are required to carry out the control of weed infestations using cultural, biological and chemical methods to provide effective, economical control of weeds while minimising damage to the environment. It applies to workers who demonstrate autonomy and judgement and take limited responsibility in known contexts.
Subjects you can Study
Assess weed infestation; Plan control measures; Implement control measures; Monitor control measures.
About Intraining SystemsEstablished in 1996, Intraining Systems is a Registered Training Organisation. It provides technical/vocational training for people involved predominantly in the horticultural industry. The provider's training develops workplace safety processes, which identifies associated hazards of the job and allows control measures to be put in place to minimise the risk to personnel, environment and property. RTO code: 2929
StatementCourse code: AHCPMG301
- Part-time internal
No minimum education
Individuals operating in this field who use chemicals for weed control are required to hold current chemical handling certification. Other licensing conditions may also apply to this unit. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.
Life after Study
Farm hands assist farmers and graziers with growing crops and feeding and raising livestock.
Farmers and farm managers undertake farming operations to raise livestock and cultivate crops, fruit, vegetables and other agricultural products.
A farmer is a self-employed person who farms their own land or a leasehold property rented from a landowner. A farm manager is an employee who is paid a salary to manage a farm or group of farms.