Control Weeds (AHC Unit)
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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 Tocal CollegeEstablished in 1965, Tocal College is a Registered Training Organisation (#91166) with campuses at Paterson (Hunter Valley) and Yanco (Leeton -Murrumbidgee Rural Studies Centre). The College provides training in agriculture and conservation and land management for full-time students and trainees. It also runs Diploma, skills recognition and short course programs for farmers and others involved in agriculture, conservation and land management. RTO code: 91166
StatementCourse code: AHCPMG301
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.