Vertebrate Pesticide Control Methods
Level 4

CFS432 Vertebrate Pesticide Control Methods

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If you carry out conservation fieldwork, this is the best way to gain the skills to deliver the Department of Conservation (DOC) best practices in vertebrate pesticide control methods in your region.

This course will also take you through all the pre-requisite requirements for compliance certification for the use of specific certified substances under the HSNO and AVCM acts.

On completion, you will be capable of the following and be able to undertake pest control and document the results in a field situation.

  • Describe task specifications for the use of pesticides
  • Describe personal protective equipment (PPE), safety data sheets and safe handling sheets for the use of pesticides
  • Demonstrate competency for compliance certification requirements
  • Demonstrate the technical specification for selected control methods in a field situation
  • Describe other pesticides 

Please note: This course does not cover pest control design for a site or operational planning of selected control methods.

Please take note of the workshop dates as they differ from the course start date.

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