Persons intending to carry out aerial spraying must have a Pilot (Chemical Rating) Licence. A pilot must be employed by a licensed Aerial Spraying business even if they are self employed.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Applicants must have:
- Current Commercial Pilots Licence with Agricultural Rating; and
- Evidence that the applicant is a holder of a certificate of approval issued under the Spray Safe Accreditation Program, conducted by the Aerial Agricultural Association of Australia.
Up to a maximum of 3 years, expiring on the 30 June of relevant year (Only valid whilst Spray Safe Accreditation is current).
Department of Primary Industry and Resources
Agricultural & Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 2004 (Northern Territory)
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