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Bed Bug Control

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Do you regularly deal with bed bug infestations? Do you want to gain a more detailed knowledge of bed bugs? By attending this course you will learn about Bed bug biology and behaviour and how to achieve control.



You'll work through many different scenarios and discuss situations and controls. You'll also get the chance to discuss any specific situations you've found difficult to control.

During the Bed Bug Control programme, you will learn:

1. Bed bug biology
2. Inspection and survey
3. Prevention
4. Pre and post-treatment requirements
5. Chemical and non-chemical control
6. Application equipment
7. Contracts
8. Marketing
9. Ensuring profitable control

Before attending the course, you should read the European Code of Practice for Bed Bug. Download the Code of Practice.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive a BPCA certificate of completion.

Level: Core
Prerequisites: Level 2 in Pest Management recommended
Delivery: Classroom only
Duration: 1 day
Additional Study: None
Assessment: None
BPCA Registered CPD points: 10.5
BASIS Prompt CPD points: 12

While there aren't any pre-course entry requirements, ideally you will have studied the Level 2 in Pest Management first.

After completing the Bed Bug Control programme, you may wish to study:


Technical Programmes

Technical Programmes

• Becoming a Field Biologist
• Practical Insect Control


Plus+ Programmes

Plus+ Programmes

• Customer Service Skills
• Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work




Classroom Delivery

Classroom programme

This is a one day, classroom based course.

9 am for coffee, 9.30 am start, 4.30 pm finish.




There is no assessment for this course.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive a BPCA certificate of completion.



The course fee includes morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch.

  Including VAT Excluding VAT
Members £186 £155
Non-members £204 £170

Please note: accommodation is not included in this course.

Cancellation Terms:

Course cancellations will only be accepted on receipt of written instruction and are effective from the date received by the BPCA.

• More than 15 working days prior to course: No charge
• 15 working days or less: 100% of fee




    For more information contact BPCA: or 01332 225113