1080 and PAPP training licences and permits

User training course

All users of 1080 and PAPP bait products must complete the 22516VIC course in 'Minimising risks in the use of 1080 and PAPP bait products for vertebrate pest control' (or previous equivalents 22275VIC or 21835VIC) ('1080 user course').

The only exception is if a person is applying baits under the direct and immediate supervision (within sight and sound) of a person who holds an agricultural chemical user permit endorsed for 1080 and PAPP use.

The 1080 user course trains participants in the safe, legal and effective use of 1080 pest animal bait products, including how to abide by the Direction for the use of 1080 and PAPP pest animal bait products in Victoria.

You can contact Auschem Training regarding the 1080 user course.

Other course providers can be found on the Australian Government's training website.

Licence and permit requirements

All users of 1080 or PAPP must have an appropriately endorsed permit or licence to legally use these products.

Non-commercial applicators

Non-commercial applicators such as farmers and landholders must have an Agricultural chemical user permit (ACUP) endorsed for 1080 and PAPP use.

This permit is issued under the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1992.

Persons without an ACUP endorsed for 1080 and PAPP can use baits under the direct and immediate supervision of a holder of a 1080 and PAPP ACUP.

Apply or renew your permit or download the form:

ACUP (WORD - 778.6 KB)

Commercial (fee for service) bait applicators

Commercial  bait applicators must have a commercial operator licence (COL) endorsed for vermin (pest animal) control or be working under such a licence. There is a fee for service.

This permit is issued under the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1992.

Download the form:

Apply for a COL (WORD - 785.5 KB)

Holders of a pest control licence endorsed for pest animals may also use 1080 and PAPP. Pest control licences are issued by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Aerial applicators

Aerial applicators must have a pilot chemical rating licence.

Page last updated: 15 Jun 2020