Rabbit & Mole Control - Aluminium Phosphide NPTC Certification

Duration :

1 day

Maximum trainees per course :


Price :

Training - £100.00 + VAT Per day (per person)

NPTC/City & Guilds independent assessment  for Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control additional half-day - Price on application

The course is designed to help people plan and carry out Rabbit and Mole control. It is intended to give trainees a full working knowledge of both preventative and curative methods so that they can plan, implement and monitor a control programme appropriate to their situation.

Course objectives:

  • Identify rabbits and moles and the typical symptoms of the damage caused
  • Identify the degree and source of the infestation for rabbits and moles
  • State the legislative obligations and responsibilities relevant to the control of rabbits and moles
  • Describe the life styles, habits and habitats of rabbits and moles
  • Plan, implement and monitor an effective control programme for rabbits and moles
  • Select and carry out the most appropriate methods for rabbit and mole control, in line with current legal guidelines and recognised good practice

Course Programme:

  • Introduction
  • Why control rabbits and moles? What are the options?
  • Pesticides - vermin control and the use of rodenticides and vertebrate pest control products
  • Health and safety and other relevant legislation
  • Practical session on rabbits
  • Practical session on moles
  • Storage, records and disposal and emergency procedures
  • Conclusions

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