General Information

Countryco Training Chemical Accreditation Courses are available to all users of Agricultural (Crop) and Veterinary (Animal) Chemicals.  Competencies covered under these Accreditation Course are listed in the "Our Courses" section of this website.

Many commercial users of these farm chemicals are not farmers.

These include people in the following positions:

Local Government -parks and gardens, swimming pools, sewerage works, weeds control,

State Parks and Wildlife,

National Parks,



Nursing Homes,


Sporting Club maintenance,

Mining & Gas,



The Green Army,

Employment Agencies,

Commercial Spray Operators

The same legal requirements apply to all commercial users of these chemicals.

Domestic users of chemicals, including farm chemicals, are exposed to the same types of risks, often with little understanding of the consequences of accidents or misuse.

Course participants may choose to do an Ag (Crop/Horticulture), Vet (Animal) or a combined Ag/Vet Course.

Courses are delivered to suite the specific industry experience of the participants in the group.

All Courses are delivered in one day. In addition to this,  first time participants are required to complete the Course Workbook/Manual prior to attending the Course. 

Chemical Accreditatio Course Contents

1/ Pests- defined

2/ Integrated Pest Management

3/ Resistance to Farm Chemicals

4/ Formulations of Farm Chemicals

5/ The Label and Safety Data Sheet of Farm Chemicals

6/ Residues and breakdown of Farm Chemicals

7/ Toxicity, Health and First Aid in relation to Farm Chemicals

8/ Personal Protective Equipment to be used with Farm Chemicals

9/ Legislative Requirements applicable to the handling, storing, transporting and us of Farm Chemicals

10/ Risk Management with Farm Chemicals

11/ Managing the Environment and Minimising Drift

12/ Crop Spraying Techniques

13/ Record Keeping

14/ Calibration of Spray Equipment

15/ Fill Mix and Spray Crop Chemicals

16/ Applying Animal Chemicals

17/ Principles of the Safe Use of Animal Chemicals

18/ Calibrating Animal Chemical Aplication Equipment 


ACDC Licences. (Qld only)

We work in cojunction with another training organisation to provide the Weeds Competency required in Qld for those persons requireing the ACDC or Comercial Applicarors Licence.This unit is done onlibe.

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Countryco Training Information

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.