Award in Safe Use of Pesticides for Vertebrate Pest Control for Rats & Mice2018-11-15T15:34:00+00:00

Award in Safe Use of Pesticides for Vertebrate Pest Control for Rats & Mice

City and Guilds / NPTC Level 2

(Rat and Mice Poison)

Safe use of rat poison

The law has changed for those who use rodenticides aka rat poisons as a professional user, it will require professional users to have a certificate of competence to buy and apply poisons over 1.5 kg in packet size.
The qualification has two units:
1) Principles , Rodenticides Rats and Mice
2) Practices, Rodenticides Rats and Mice
In line with the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) Stewardship the course encourages people to consider alternative methods of control before using first and second generation anticoagulants and raise the awareness of half life secondary poisoning.

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Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides for Vertebrate Pest Control for Rats and Mice City & Guilds NPTC Level 2.

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course you should be able to:
1) Understand the legislative requirements relating to the use of rodenticides.
2) Understand product label information.
3) Understand how to minimise the risk of human contamination and implement emergency procedures.
4) Know how to store and transport rodenticide products safely.
5) Know how to manage and dispose of surplus rodenticide and waste products.
6) Know the record keeping requirements.
7) Understand how to minimise the risk of environmental contamination.
8) Be able to assess the environmental factors.
9) Know the characteristics of rats and mice and their impact.
10) Be able to complete a site survey.
11) Be able to apply rodenticides safely.
12) Know how to carry out post operational procedures.

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) Coveralls
2) Wellies

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 Pesticides for Vertebrate Pest Control for Rats and Mice City & Guilds NPTC Level 2.

5th December 2018

29th January 2019

14th February 2019

13th March 2019

11th April 2019

22nd May 2019

5th June 2019

3rd July 2019

14th August 2019

25th 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 Rat Poison – one day refresher £100 +VAT = £120 per person.

You will receive a Lowe Maintenance Certificate of Completion.

To take this course as an online version where you complete the learning at home or work in your own time and then book the face to face practical assessment click on the Lowe Maintenance Training Portal to find more details and access online once purchased.

This online version is exactly the same as our one day face to face training.

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