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Countryco Training Pty Ltd delivers Chemical Accreditation Courses in Qld & NSW in partnership with Trainer Services Pty Ltd, SpratSMART, RTO No 40867.  Our Courses are all one day, Face-to-Face with some Pre-Course /Post-Course work. The amount of Pre-Course /Post-Course work will vary depending on the experience of the student. 

Course contents include: 

# Transport, handle and store chemicals safely

# Follow chemical label & SDS requirements for transport, handling & storage

# Identify a range of weeds, pests & beneficial organisms

# Assess, plan & co-ordinate weed/pest control activities

# Prepare & calibrate equipment. 

# Conduct site hazard identification & risk assessment for weed/pest control

# Monitor the effectiveness of controls & any collateral damage.

# Drift Management 

 

 

 

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Geoff Paton is the Principal of Countryco Training.

Geoff started the business in 1989 after years of experience in agriculture, both in Australia & overseas. Countryco Training Pty Ltd celebrated 27 years in business in April 2016

Geoff delivers the Chemical Acreditation and Supervision Skills Courses for Countryco Training Pty Ltd.

After an upbringing  on a mixed farm in southern NSW & attending Wagga Agricultural College, Geoffs experiences have included: agronomy, grain trading, management of the installation of large scale drip irrigation systems (in the Middle East), a regional manager for a fertiliser company and manager of a rural chemical and fertiliser retail chain.

Shirley White is the office manager at Countryco Training. She is a farm girl from the  Toowoomba region. Shirl relates well to our clients. According to many of them, she is our greatest asset.

Andrea D`Arcy is our office assistant and back-up office manager. Andreas dedication to customer relations and course co-ordination is paramount to the successful conduct of our courses.

Debbie King is responsible for the processing of assessments. Deb also assists with the logistics of courses.

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Countryco Training Pty Ltd delivers Chemical Accreditation Courses in Qld & NSW. Our Courses are all one day and Face-to-Face. 

Geoff Paton is the Principal of Countryco Training. He started the business in 1989 after years of experience in agriculture, both in Australia & overseas.

Geoff delivers the Chemical Acreditation and Supervision Skills Courses.