Persons intending to undertake professional ground spraying activities must have a Professional Ground Spraying Applicator's Licence.
A professional ground spraying applicator means an employee of a licensed ground 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 evidence of current:
- AusChem Level 3, ChemCert Level 3 or SMARTtrain Level 3 plus the following competencies depending on the category of licence.
Licence Category plus Competencies:
General Horticultural Licence (Herbicides, Fungicides & Insecticides)
- Competency AHCPMG 201A (formerly: RTC2401A) Treat Weeds
- Competency AHCPMG 202A (formerly: RTC2404A) Treat Plants Pests, Diseases & Disorders
Horticultural Licence (Herbicides only)
- AHCPMG 201A (formerly: RTC2401A) Treat Weeds
General Horticultural Licence (Fungicide & Insecticides only)
- AHCPMG 202A (formerly: RTC2404A) Treat Plants Pests, Diseases & Disorders
Maximum of 3 years, to 30 June of the relevant year (only valid while AusChem 3 /Chemcert 3 /SMARTtrain 3 accreditation is current).
Department of Primary Industry and Resources
Agricultural & Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 2004 (Northern Territory)
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