Advanced Animal Pest Control Methods
Level 4

Advanced Animal Pest Control Methods

CFS428 Advanced Animal Pest Control Methods

  • Course code

    CFS428T

  • Locations and dates

    Nelson:

    15 June 2020
    Workshop 22-26 June - Nelson

    Off Campus:

    6 July 2020
    Workshop 13-17 July - Thames
  • Fees

    Tuition: $312.00
    Student levy: $20.00
  • Credits

    10

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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