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In the country we need to control Rodents from time to time. The Lantra Awards Rodent Control Course is a good place to start. If we are going to do this ourselves it is important to know about the activities and habits of these unwanted visitors.  The Certificate is what you are looking for to enable you to purchase the pesticides that you will need. The underpinning knowledge is essential to do a good job.

On our courses you will cover the following topic:

Course Details

Title: Rodent Control – including Aluminium Phosphide

Qualification:  Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Alluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control

Rodents are a pest, and it is important that they are controlled appropriately. However as many pest control treatments involve the use of poisonous substances, it is essential that pest control is carried out by people with the appropriate training.

Our Rodent Control course, including Aluminium Phosphide, will help you to understand the importance of controlling rodents, how to monitor them, and the best methods in which to get rid of them.

Who is it for?

Our one and a half day Rodent Control training – including Aluminium Phosphide is aimed at you if you wish to undertake pest control predominantly in land-based or related industries.

What will you get from it?

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

Identify the degree and source of the 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 and ensure risks to non-target animals are minimised.

Course sessions:

Reasons for controlling rodents

The biology and behaviour of rodents

Current rodenticides and formulations


Safe use, storage, transport and disposal of rodenticides

Non-chemical rodent control

The use of Aluminium Phosphide to control rats

Shorter alternative course:

There is a one day integrated training and assessment course if you are not planning on using alluminium phosphides.


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