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This chemical course aims to develop skills and knowledge required to safely handle, transport and store chemicals. It is for individuals who work under broad direction, take responsibility for their own work and use discretion and judgement in the selection, allocation and use of available resources and for solving problems.

Working safely in this area requires you to be able to identify health and safety hazards, assess risks and implement controls. Participants will learn how to ensure emergency services contact details are available, check that the transport vehicle meets regulations and that chemicals are loaded, secured and protected according to regulations and procedures.

The course covers emergency equipment and procedures, maintaining a chemical storage manifest, inventory and records, following safety data sheets (SDS) and chemical label instructions. Which includes monitoring chemical expiration and disposing of chemicals and waste.

Units Delivered

The following units will be included in your certificate:

AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicals

Course Delivery

This course can be delivered/assessed in the workplace or at facility organised by the training provider.

Course Durations

Course durations can vary for multiple reasons, so the durations below are the minimum possible amount.

Refresher Face to Face contact time of at least 8 Hours
Face-to-Face Face to Face contact time of at least 8 Hours

Participants must have the physical capacity to handle, transport and store chemicals. Skills to be able to read instructions and procedures, perform mathematical calculations to determine chemical weights, volumes and quantities to determine handling and storage requirements and record details.

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.  

This certificate does not require renewal

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website ( for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include: 

Practical scenarios:

  • Prepare, transport and handle chemicals
  • Store chemicals in the workplace
  • Follow procedures for a chemical spill

Documentation – Completion of a risk assessment form, incident reporting form and a manifest/inventory form.

Theory assessment  A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909