Short Courses


Melbourne Polytechnic is offering a fumigation course for students wishing to pursue fumigation and require licensing from the Department of Health or Agriculture Victoria.

Course Code: SOH029

This course covers fumigation requirements for licensing in both the DPI and Human Services (importing and exporting) in Victoria and fumigation in other States of Australia.


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Horticulture and Landscaping
03 9269 8615


3 days
Total Hours: 21

Course Outline

  • Dealing with Methyl Bromide and Phosphine to Stacks, Silos, containers and Buildings.
  • Focussing on: gasses and fumigation,gas detection,protective equipment, calculating fumigants, practical demonstration,fumigation practises for stacks, silos and buildings, legal obligations, developing fumigation procedures

Course Outcomes

  • Conduct fumigation under the guidance of a licensed fumigator
  • May apply to the relevant Authorities for a license to conduct fumigation procedures for import and exporting
  • A Statement of Attainment will be issued at the conclusion of the course.
  • CPPPMT3011, Manage organisms by applying fumigants to commodities and environments.

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Suitable For

  • Participants wishing to become licensed
  • Conduct fumigation
  • Participants wishing to undertake fumigation for exporting and importing



No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies

Assessment Methods

The participant will need to complete a final assignment, which is to be submitted within 4 weeks


Pen and notebook


No prior knowledge or experience required

Pathways to further study

This unit can be deemed a credit into the Certificate III in Urban Pest Management

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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