You usually need a formal qualification in science, environmental science, sustainable agriculture and food security, agriculture or another related field to work as a Noxious Weeds and Pest Inspector. University and VET (Vocational Education and Training) are both common study pathways for Noxious Weeds and Pest Inspectors.
Checks, licences and tickets
You may need:
- AQF3/4 chemical accreditation
- dieback green card
- forklift licence
- manual drivers licence
- national police check
Thinking about study or training?
Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need.
- Search and compare thousands of higher education courses, and their entry requirements from different institutions across Australia at Course Seeker website.
- Compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes on the QILT website.
- Compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes on the My Skills website.
- You might be interested in Local Government and Public Sector VET training pathways on the AAPathways website.
Or check out related courses on Job Outlook.
Useful links and resources