Advanced Animal Pest Control Methods
Level 4

Advanced Animal Pest Control Methods

CFS428 Advanced Animal Pest Control Methods

  • Course code


  • Locations and dates


    21 June 2021
    Workshop 28 June-2 July - Nelson

    Off Campus:

    8 June 2021
    Workshop 14-18 June - Thames
  • Fees

    Tuition: $316.00
    Student levy: $20.00
  • Credits


Learn how and why pest control is important.

A range of control methods will be evaluated, with selected field methods being demonstrated. Additionally, this course will train you in the safe handling of hazardous substances for conservation purposes.

The course will cover:

  • Context
  • New Zealand pests
  • Pest control approaches
  • Task specifications
  • Applying task specifications in the field
  • Permanent transect lines
  • Demonstrating and working with pest control traps
  • Trap catch data
  • Pesticides
  • Safe handling sheets
  • Hazard classification and adverse effects
  • Complying with legal controls
  • Working with animal pest control pesticides
  • Temporary transect lines.

There is pre-course work that is important to help you get the most out of the workshop, see workshop and dates below.

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