Working with Industrial Chemicals Course
This program covers the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), personal protective clothing (PPC), identifying the particular hazards and emergency procedures, and observing safe working practices associated with the handling and transportation of dangerous goods. This program may be applied to a workplace where materials and chemicals that are subject to codes and regulations are stored and used.
This program includes the application of current State/Territory WHS legislation, standards, codes of practice, and the hierarchy of hazard control measures with elimination, substitution, isolation and engineering control measures being selected before safe work practices and PPE / PPC.
This aim of this program is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to observe safe working practices associated with the handling and working with dangerous good and hazardous substances. This program may be applied to a workplace where materials and chemicals that are subject to codes and regulations are stored and used.
Unit of Competency
- MEM13003 Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and operational requirements
- Manual handling
- Hierarchy of controls
- Incident reporting in a dangerous good context
- Risk management
- Communicating with others
- Situation reporting
- Response to a low level HAZMAT incident
- Signage, labels, placards and MSDS
- Fire Science Fundamentals
- Emergency procedures
- Observing safe work practices
- Controlling & containing spillages
Mode of Delivery
This course will be delivered via face to face at one of our leading facilities.
For group bookings we can deliver this course at your location (click “Get a Quote” to find out more).
This course is scheduled for:
1 day of face-to-face learning and assessment or
1.5 days face-to-face learning and assessment including prerequisites
Pre-Requisite and Entry Requirements
If students are attending seeking the Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials 1 day program only, they must hold certification for the following units of competency for enrolment into this course and must supply their credential at the time of enrolment:
- MEM11011 Undertake Manual Handling
- MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
- MEM16006 Organise and Communicate Information
Students holding a previous certification for the units of competency and are seeking recognition must supply their credential at the time of enrolment.
Alternatively, the prerequisites will be trained and assessed prior to the Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials unit of competency within the 1.5 day program.
Students must have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) to interpret and apply relevant information to commence learning in this program. An LLN assessment may be conducted upon receipt of enrolment application to ensure each student has the appropriate level of skills required to undertake this course.
Note: This program can be contextualised to include the pre-requisite units as required.
Students who successfully complete this course and demonstrate competence will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The certification will be issued by Risk Response and Rescue (RTO 90774).
- $300 per person standalone, $450 per person including prerequisites
- For group bookings please click “Get a Quote” to find out more or Contact Us.
All course materials, handouts and personal protective equipment will be provided.
Students must wear appropriate clothing and footwear when attending face-to-face sessions.
Refer to the Participant Information Handbook for information about our policies and procedures.
This program can be contextualised to include the pre-requisite units as required. Contact Us to find out more.
*Learning and assessment hours will vary depending on your existing skills, underpinning knowledge and prior experience and your commitment to your learning and practical application of activities.