Hartpury College

Vermin Control

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Course Overview

This is a one-day training course. This course will look at the main types of vermin, and the best ways to eradicate them and deter their return!

Areas of Study:

Knowledge of the target vermin
Control methods
The implications of legislation relevant to the use of vertebrate pest control products
The implications of legislation relevant to vermin, the protection of people and the prevention of pollution
Records relevant to rodenticide use and vertebrate pest control product use
Understanding pesticide product labels and health and safety information
Storing and transporting pesticides
Disposing of unwanted pesticide and residues
Follow-up procedures

Student must bring:

Protective latex gloves, torch, coveralls, mouth and nose mask, work boots, packed lunch and suitable drinks. A certificate of attendance will be awarded to everyone who completes the course.


Entry Requirements


There are no entry requirements for this course although Safe Use of Pesticides Foundation Module PA1 would be an ideal learning platform.

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In Brief


1 Day

Tuition fees

Course cost is £50.00

Dates: TBA

(9.00 - 5.00pm)

When should I apply

Please call 01452 702529 for all enquires and more information or email shortcourses@hartpury.ac.uk

How to apply

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