Learning Resources & Theory Assessment

ACDC Cluster - AHCCHM307, AHCCHM304, AHCPMG301

The ACDC Course will provide you with highly relevant information; not only necessary to obtain an (ACDC) ground distribution operators licence, but also to provide you with a good grounding in the safest practices for handling & distribution of agricultural chemicals

Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories, and Industry sectors.  Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the unit.

 

This assessment is the theory component (only) of the ACDC cluster.

Depending on your existing skills and knowledge, this unit may take up to a day to deliver in a face-to-face classroom environment. It can take between 5 hours and 4 hours to complete the theory assessment depending on your skills and knowledge of the subject matter.

ACDC – Agricultural Chemicals Distribution Control includes the practical and theoretical components of three (3) units of competency chosen by the Department of Primary industries.  These units are designed to meet skills and knowledge required to be able to apply to hold an ACDC Licence (in QLD Only).

The three (3) units of competency in this course  that make up the skill group that includes;

  • the skills and knowledge to identify and apply and reporting control weeds methods;
  • hazard and risk management;
  • prepare, apply and safely use chemicals;
  • calibration;
  • MSDS use;
  • chemical records;
  • and spray plans;
  • transportation, chemical management and storage.

Units

  • AHCCHM307 – Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest, weeds and diseases
  • AHCCHM304A Transport, Handle and Store Chemicals
  • AHCPMG301A Control Weeds

An ACDC Course will provide highly relevant information; not only necessary to obtain an (ACDC) ground distribution operators licence, but also to provide students with a good grounding in the safest practices for handling & distribution of agricultural chemicals.

This unit is delivered by Civil Safety, either by online or face-to-face mode. The theory assessment component of these unit is delivered in the online mode. The practical assessment component is delivered face-to-face at a Civil Safety High Risk Training Facility or at an agreed location that has the physical resources for assessment of this unit.

SECOND CHANCE ASSESSMENT

Your assessment must be completed in one sitting. If you close your assessment prior to completion you will have to start again. You cannot pick up from where you left off.

If you complete your assessment successfully you will receive a copy of your results by email. If you do not complete your assessment successfully (i.e. answer all questions correctly) you will be asked to download a ‘Second Attempt’ document (available in your Resources folder within your online course – See Below) to your laptop and complete the questions that you did not answer correctly in this attempt (your first attempt).During your first attempt, If you get a question wrong, make a note of the question number. When you download your second attempt go to the corresponding question number and attempt to answer the question(s) correctly.When you have finished, email the second attempt document to assessment.desk@civilsafety.edu.au using your own personal email account. If you have completed this assessment in a face-to-face classroom you can ask the trainer to send the completed second attempt document using their own Civil Safety email account.

assessment.desk@civilsafety.edu.au