Award in Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphides for Vertebrate Pest Control2018-11-15T15:35:26+00:00

Award in Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphides for Vertebrate Pest Control

City and Guilds / NPTC Level 2

(Rabbits, Rats and Moles)

Safe use of phostoxin or talunex

After the 26th November 2015 it became a requirement of the Plant Protection Products (Sustainable Use) Regulations 2012, to hold an approved certificate of training before using products such as Talunex or Phostoxin to control rabbits, rats and moles in their burrows.

Even if you have had previous training with metallic phosphides, unfortunately only the new Level 2 Award will be recognised after this date. For this reason most distributors will ask to see evidence of training to support the drive for better stewardship. Many, in fact, are already doing so.

So if you wish to continue using this product, training and achieving a recognised qualification is the only way forward.

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Award in Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphides for Vertebrate Pest Control Rabbits, Rats and Mice City & Guilds NPTC Level 2.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course you should be able to:
1) Understand and comply with the legislative; safety requirements and codes of practice.
2) Understand the relevance of product label information.
3) Understand how to store and transport Aluminium Phosphides safely.
4) Understand how to manage, dispose and keep records of Aluminium Phosphides.
5) Be able to assess the environmental factors relating to application.
6) Be able to operate Aluminium Phosphide application equipment safely.

Training fee £110 +VAT = £132 per person.

Assessment plus City and Guilds registration £120 per person (no VAT).

Total £252 per person.

All fees are payable upon booking.

You will require:
1) Hooded coveralls
2) Gauntlet nitrile rubber gloves no flocking
3) Wellies
4) A full face respirator (if you have one)
We will provide specific equipment for the training and assessment

One day training.

2 hours approximately for the assessment (on a second day).

Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled.

We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

Award in the Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide in Vertebrate Pest Control City & Guilds NPTC Level 2.

30th January 2019

14th March 2019

21st May 2019

4th July 2019

26th September 2019

Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled.

We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

Do you need a refresher? HSE advises that you complete a refresher every 5 years, although some insurance companies state every 3 years. We can help. We tend to run the refresher courses along side the initial training.

Equally if you have a group of people we can put a date together just for you.

Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphides for Vertebrate Pest Control – one day refresher £100 +VAT = £120 per person.

You will receive a Lowe Maintenance Certificate of Completion.

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