What is Green Card Training.

CONSIDERED ESSENTIAL for anyone entering, managing or working in natural areas.

This training will prepare you to apply Biosecurity Hygiene in natural areas and is now recognised by many employers, industries and government agencies in Western Australia. It was developed by scientists with support from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (WA), the Dieback Working Group and significant input from BARK Environmental Dieback Specialist Bruno Rikli (BSc Environmental, Registered Dieback Interpreter).

Our qualified trainer will share 30 years of practical experience with you and the necessary skills and knowledge to mitigate a range ofserious Biosecurity Threats in bushland using ‘Phytophthora Dieback’ as a significant widespread example.

This will help you and others to protect Australia’s natural areas and internationally unique biodiversity.

Learn About:

  • Why is “Biosecurity” so important for Australia’s future, your industry and even home gardens!
  • How to reduce your risks of spreading plant diseases and weeds into “vulnerable areas”.
  • Practical actions to mitigate the introduction of plant diseases and weeds.
  • Practical and current Biosecurity-hygiene tactics when working in or visiting bushland.

Learn New Skills:

  • Understand what the coloured symbols mean on Phytophthora Dieback signage.
  • Introduction on how to read and apply Phytophthora Dieback Occurrence Maps.
  • Identify parts of a vehicle to inspect and clean to satisfy DBCA’s Clean-On-Entry standards.
  • Apply a Safe-Work-Method during a 4WD Inspection and Clean-Down procedure.

Pre-requisites: None.

  • We assume participants are English speaking with Year 8 comprehension levels.
  • You must complete a competency-based multiple-choice Assessment to be awarded an industry recognised Green Card. All training materials are provided.