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Using Rodenticides Safely

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Are you fully trained and certified to use rodenticides safely? If you purchase, use, intend to use or store rodenticide, you will need to hold a current CRRU approved training certificate to purchase or use rodenticides.

 

To study this course with BPCA, you can take:

  • Classroom Programme- A one-day BPCA classroom course and take the RSPH Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Rodenticides written exam at the end of the day
  • Online Programme - a 6-hour BPCA online learning course and take the BPCA/BASIS Using Rodenticides Safely exam online at the end
  • Exam-Only Programme - If you are fully up-to-date and ready to take the exam without additional study, take the RSPH Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Rodenticides exam

To find out more information about stewardship and approved certification, you can visit the Think Wildlife website:

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Overview

During the Using Rodenticides Safely programme, you will learn:

1. Reasons for commensal rodent control
2. Commensal rodent infestations, biology and behaviour
3. Surveys
4. Non-chemical and chemical controls
5. Post-treatment activity
6. Health and safety, legislation and record keeping

Click here for the RSPH syllabus RSPH (Level 2) Award in Safe Use of Rodenticides. Click here for the RSPH Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Rodenticides exam paper specimen.

Level: Foundation
Prerequisites: None
Delivery: Classroom, Online Learning, Exam only
Classroom Duration: 1 day (40-minute exam)
Online Study Time: 6 hours
Online Access: 4 weeks
Assessment: Exam
CPD Points: 12

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

After completing the Using Rodenticide Safely 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
• Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for the Management of Vertebrate Pests

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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

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Classroom Programme

Classroom Programme

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This is a one-day, classroom based course.
9.00 am for coffee, 9.30 am start, 5.00 pm finish (exam at the end of the day).

Includes:
• Classroom course
• Exam
• All course material 

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Online Programme

Online Programme

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Approximately 6-hours of study, available for up to 4 weeks.

This is an online, e-learning course that can be taken at any time. You can find out more about our online learning courses here.

Includes:
• Online exam
• Online learning 

Exam-Only Programme

Exam-only-delivery

If you already have the required knowledge, you can simply pay to take the exam at one of our exam days.

Choose an exam date

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Assessments

Classroom Programme

40 minute, 25 multiple choice questions written exam taken at the end of the day. If successful, you will be awarded an RSPH Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Rodenticides certificate (awarded by RSPH).

Exam results take between 2-4 weeks. 

Online Programme

40 minute, 25 multiple choice questions. If successful, you will be awarded a BPCA Using Rodenticides Safely Certificate (awarded by BASIS).

Exam results take between 1-2 weeks. 

Exam-Only Programme

40 minute, 25 multiple choice questions written exam taken at the end of the day. If successful, you will be awarded an RSPH Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Rodenticides certificate (awarded by RSPH).

Exam results take between 2-4 weeks. 

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Fees

Classroom Programme

  Including VAT Excluding VAT
Members £156 £130
Non-members £186 £155

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 fee0% of fee

Online Programme

  Including VAT Excluding VAT
Members £90 £75
Non-members £120 £100

Cancellation Terms:

Online course cancellations will only be accepted on receipt of written instruction and are effective from the date received by the BPCA. Cancellations will not be given if online learning has been accessed.

• Less than 7 working days after purchase: No charge
• 7 working days or more after purchase: 100% of fee

Exam-Only Programme

  Including VAT Excluding VAT
Members £48 £40
Non-members £60 £50

 

Cancellation Terms:

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

• Less than 15 working days after purchase: No charge
• 15 working days or more after purchase: 100% of fee

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What our learners say

The website, training course and associated reading material is all very professional and useful in terms of gaining the required knowledge. Thanks to all concerned!

Graham Clarke

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    training@bpca.org.uk or 01332 225 113