Advanced Animal Pest Control Methods
Level 4

CFS428 Advanced Animal Pest Control Methods

  • Course code

    CFS428T

  • Locations and dates

    No start dates are currently available. Register to be informed when new dates are added.
  • Credits

    10

Learn how and why pest control is important.

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Look at a range of control methods for animal pests and practice selected field methods like traps and pesticides. Additionally, this course will train you in the safe handling of hazardous substances for conservation purposes.

The course will cover:

  • Introduction to pest control
  • Introduction to task specifications
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements
  • Applying task specifications and selected control methods
  • Safe handling sheets for pesticides, labels, and safety data sheets
  • Complying with legal controls on pesticides
  • Hazard classifications and adverse effects of pesticides
  • Precautions and emergency procedures
  • Overview of other traps and pesticides

While this course is aimed at people who carry out fieldwork, it does not cover pest control design for a site or operational planning of selected control methods.

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