This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct pest control activities from the air using firearms. This unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work. They use discretion and judgement in the selection and use of available resources.
|Course Name||Use Firearms for Pest Control Activities From Aircraft|
|Course Field||Security and Firearms|
All work must be carried out to comply with the relevant statutory requirements. Workers operating in this field are required to hold a first aid certificate. Other licensing conditions may also apply to this unit. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.
Firearms licensing conditions apply to this unit. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory agency. Appropriate firearms licences are also required for those involved in training and assessment against this unit.
Approval to carry and discharge firearms from aircraft must be gained from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). The holder of an Air Operator's Certificate is responsible for gaining this approval and personnel involved must ensure such an approval is issued and comply with any conditions specified in the approval documentation.
In addition to legal responsibilities, all units of competency dealing with animals in the AHC Training Package have the requirements for animals to be handled humanely to minimise stress and discomfort.
To learn this course, you are required to:
Preferred pathways for candidates entering this qualification include experience in coordinating of ground animal pest activities.
Note: This qualification or specific units of competency may satisfy some requirements for State/Territory licensing. Participants seeking certification & licensing should check the requirements with appropriate authorities.
Face to face, workplace assisted and remote delivery support strategies available.
|Course Assessment Process||
This Course is offered as a workshop delivery and field assessment activity conducted over 2 days (depending on student current knowledge, industry experience current competency). All participants are required to attend the course interactive presentation and complete the theory assessments PRIOR to undertaking initial simulated field practical assessment and final field practical assessments covering the key element requirements of the unit of competency and demonstrate a thorough understanding and application of these skills.
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