In every workplace, workers are exposed to day to day activities which involve hazardous chemicals. Understanding how to undertake these tasks safely is imperative. Without proper training, employees can make mistakes and even suffer serious injury. This is especially true if an employee is around hazardous substances
This training in this course allows you to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence required to undertake many facets of preparing and applying chemicals. Then prepare for and apply controls to complete these tasks using proper techniques which support safe work practice.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Participants must have the physical capacity to use/handle chemicals. Skills to be able to read instructions and procedures, perform mathematical calculations to determine chemical weights, volumes and quantities to use the correct amount of chemicals within the job.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
- Identify the need for chemical use
- Prepare an application plan
- Identify hazards and manage risks
- Calibrate application equipment
- Prepare, mix and load chemicals
- Apply and clean up after chemical use
Theory assessment - A written exam consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions to be completed at the end of the training session.