Certificate of Competency - Agricultural Chemical Products - Tasmania

Description

If you intend to apply agricultural chemical products for a commercial spraying business, you must hold a certificate of competency that is relevant to the type of work you do.

Certificates of competency may be issued to operators who have completed recognised accredited training in the use of agricultural chemicals. Dependent on the training completed, the certificate issued will specify the type of spraying permitted.

The types of certificates that may be issued are:

  • category 1: Hand held equipment, small volumes (under 2 litres or 2 kilograms per year) of herbicide concentrate registered for home garden use
  • category 2: Hand held equipment, larger volumes of herbicides, insecticides, and application of vertebrate pest poisons
  • category 3: Motorised application equipment (for example, boom spray, air blast)
  • pest management technician: pest control in and around buildings (rodents, ants, wasps)
  • methyl bromide / phosphine user: Application of fumigants (glasshouses, quarantine).

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

5 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $15.50

Category 1 chemical user certificate of competency.

Apply Application All $77.50 Pest management technician certificate of competency.
Apply Application All $31.00 Methyl bromide or phosphine user certificate of competency.
Apply Licence All $15.50 Category 1 chemical user certificate of competency
Apply Licence All $62.00

Categories 2 and 3 chemical user certificate of competency.

Apply Licence All $77.50

Pest management technician certificate of competency.

Apply Licence All $31.00

Methyl bromide or phosphine user certificate of competency.

Renew Application All $62.00

Categories 2 and 3 chemical user certificate of competency.

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1995 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2012 TAS

Lodgement process

Apply

Please lodge your application directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Agriculture

Agvet Chemicals

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Licence Coordinator

Agvet Chemicals

Agriculture

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 165 Westbury Road
Prospect, Tasmania 7250
Phone: 03 6777 2118
Email: Maria.Hawksley@dpipwe.tas.gov.au