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Pesticides Skill Set (Level 4)

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Meet the requirements for pest industry licensing

This Skill Set has been designed to meet the Department of Health requirements to gain a Pest Management Technician Licence to treat mainly weeds and other minor pests in lawns and gardens, landscaping, bushland or minesite rehabilitation.

For further information regarding the technician licence and requirements visit the Department of Health website(opens in a new tab) .

  • Use small, portable hand held operated sprayers such as a knapsack or  back pack, to control weeds and and other minor pests
  • Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals
  • Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
  • Plan and implement a chemical use program

There are no formal entry requirements. However it is recommended that you have at least two years of industry experience.

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