apply chemicals in the workplace

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The course duration is 1 – 3 hours depending on experience.


This online course involves the knowledge required to apply chemicals in the workplace. You will learn how to carry out your work in compliance with the relevant work health and safety (WHS) laws. Things we cover are how to prepare and mix chemicals, applying chemicals, how to store and transport chemicals what hazards you could encounter, control measures to put in place, what paperwork is needed and cleaning up.

This course can be used as a refresher to meet the requirement of currency if you have completed the accredited course Chemcert or ACDC and your employer is happy for you to continue. One of the duties of a person conducting a business or undertaking ( PCBU) is that the provision of information, training, instruction or supervision that is necessary to protect all persons from risks to their health and safety arising from work carried out as part of the conduct of the business or undertaking.

Please note this course is not the accredited course we deliver.

It covers spraying sanitising liquids, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, injectables, and many more types of chemicals. Applying includes spraying, painting or wiping on, injecting, dusting, fumigation, pour-on and using splatter guns. The focus is on spraying in most of the lessons.

The course is designed by industry experts to train you on how to assess the risks associated with applying chemicals in the workplace, planning your work and how to carry out your work if required to apply chemicals.


Workplaces and individuals who need to upskill themselves in applying chemicals to minimise harm should do this course.


  • You will need a computer device that meets the minimum requirements of LT Training’s online system (we support and recommend a modern desktop or laptop computers running Google Chrome web browser).
  • You must ensure a good stable internet connection and ability of your device to play sound.


On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a certificate of completion stating the topics that are covered in the course.


Preparing to apply chemicals – Mixing chemicals – Apply chemicals – Transporting and store chemicals, Clean up