Skill set details

AHCSS00074 - Agricultural Chemical Skill Set (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCSS00027 - Agricultural Chemical Skill SetMinor editing changes. 18/Dec/2018

Release Status:
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1 1 (this release) 19/Dec/2018

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Modification History



Release 1

This version released with AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package Version 3.0.

Supersedes and is equivalent to AHCSS00027 Agricultural Chemical Skill Set. Minor editing changes.


This skill set describes the skills and knowledge required to transport, handle, store, prepare and apply chemicals.

Pathways Information

These units of competency provide credit towards qualifications in Certificate II, Certificate III and Certificate IV in various sectors of the horticulture and agriculture industry including the following broad industries:

  • Production Agriculture
  • Production Horticulture
  • Amenity Horticulture (Arboriculture, Parks and Gardens, Landscaping)
  • Nursery Production and Retail
  • Turf Management
  • Animal Breeding and Racing
  • Beekeeping
  • Pest Management (Vertebrate, Weeds and Invertebrate)
  • Conservation and Land Management (Lands, Parks and Wildlife, Natural Area Restoration)
  • Irrigation
  • Indigenous Land Management.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No occupational licensing or regulatory requirements apply to this skill set at the time of publication.

Skill Set Requirements

  • AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals
  • AHCCHM307 Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals responsible for applying agricultural chemicals.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package meet state/territory licensing requirements for the application of agricultural chemicals.