Rodent Pest Management For Farmers Online CPD Module

Just £119+vat
4 Hours + 45 min assessment.

Designed to help you plan and carry out rat and mouse control in predominantly land-based or related industries.

Learn to understand your responsibilities under the law and help you become a safe and competent biocide user.
Learn to interpret and use product label information.

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Rodent Pest Management For Farmers Online CPD Module

Our rodent pest management for farmers online CPD module provides an opportunity to gain an industry recognised certificate that will be a requirement for users from June 2016.

It is the responsibility of anyone carrying out rodent control to be familiar with the relevant legislation concerning the humane and effective management of rat and mouse problems.

The rodent pest management for farmers online CPD module is designed to help you plan and carry out rat and mouse control in predominantly land-based or related industries. It is intended to provide a full working knowledge of both preventive and cursive methods to be able to plan, implement and monitor a control programme that is appropriate to the situation, assessing and using the most efficient and safe methods and with due regard to the environment. The course provides an opportunity to gain an industry recognised certificate that will be a requirement for users from June 2016.

To get the full qualification, you must attend a 45 minute (allow 2 hours) final assessment. At the end of the assessment, you will receive a LANTRA approved certificate.

You will learn to:

Understand your responsibilities under the law and help you become a safe and competent biocide user.

Interpret and use product label information.

Store and transport biocides safely.

Dispose of biocides and containers safely.

Record information correctly.

Identify rats and mice and the typical symptoms of damage caused.

Identify non-target species.

Identify the degree and source of an infestation.

State the legislative obligations and responsibilities relevant to the control of rats and mice.

Describe the lifestyle,habits and habitats of rats and mice.

Plan, implement and monitor an effective control programme for rats and mice.

Select and carry out the most appropriate methods of rat and mouse control, in line with current legal guidelines and recognised good practice.

Understand the effect rodent control can have on the environment an ensure risks to non-target animals are minimised.