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Practical Insect Control

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This is a practical hands-on course is designed to help you understand how to plan treatments for common insect pests. You will learn how to use and maintain relevant equipment and ensure it is correct and safe to use.

During the programme you will consider application equipment, formulations such as sprays, gels and dusts in relation to flies, ants, cockroaches, wasps and fleas and during the day you will consider effective use of Electronic Fly Killers (EFK's).

This course is an ideal start to the insect season.

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Overview

During the programme, you will consider application equipment, formulations such as sprays, gels and dusts in relation to flies, ants, cockroaches, wasps and fleas and during the day you will consider effective use of Electronic Fly Killers (EFK's).

During the Practical Insect Control programme, you will learn:

1. Pesticides
2. Introduction to equipment
     - Equipment: filling and using
     - Equipment: trouble-shooting
     - Equipment: maintenance and servicing
     - Equipment: cleaning and storage
3. Planning treatment to include ants, fleas, flies, wasps and cockroaches
4. Safety - What to do in the event of a spillage.
5. Fly killers
6. Where to locate fly killers
7. How to service units
8. Fly catch analysis

By the end of the programme, you will be able to describe different insect control methods.

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

Level: Foundation
Prerequisites: None
Delivery: Classroom only
Duration: 1 day
Additional Study: None
Assessment: None
CPD points: 12

While there isn't a pre-course entry requirement for this course, you may find it useful to study the Foundation Certificate in Pest Management. This BPCA course is open to all.

After completing the Practical Insect Control programme, you may wish to study:

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Technical Programmes

Technical Programmes

• Practical Vertebrate Trapping
• Level 2 in Pest Management - General Pest Control
• Insect Identification 

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Plus+ Programmes

Plus+ Programmes

• Starting and Managing Your Own Business
• Sales Skills
• Level 2 Emergency First Aid at Work

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Delivery

Classroom Delivery

Classroom programme

This is a one day, classroom based course.

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

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Assessments

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There is no assessment or prerequisites for this course.

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

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Fees

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

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    Dates

Dates

    For more information contact BPCA:

    training@bpca.org.uk or 01332 225 113