You must hold either a commercial pilot's licence or senior commercial pilots licence endorsed with an agricultural rating for use of a manned aircraft or a remote pilot licence (RePL) or a UAV controller certificate for use of a UAV. These authorisations are issued by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) (Commonwealth).
You must also hold the necessary qualification, by holding the AAAA Spraysafe pilot accreditation issued by the Aerial Application Association of Australia Ltd (AAAA). For UAV pilot chemical rating licences, the qualification is either the AAAA spraysafe pilot accreditation or an accreditation which requires you to hold the following:
Statements of Attainment issued by a registered training organisation (RTO) registered under the Training and Employment Act 2000 or
similar legislation of another State, certifying competency at Australian Qualifications Framework level 3, with respect to the following national units of competency (or their previous, equivalent versions):
AHCCHM303 - Prepare and apply chemicals
AHCPMG301 - Control weeds
AHCCHM304 - Transport and store chemicals.
If you are seeking a licence and hold the approved accreditation, you will need to provide a certified copy of your AAAA Spraysafe pilot accreditation or three Statements of Attainment issued by an RTO.