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Waste Management for Pest Control Companies – online classroom

Waste management is a critical process of any pest management organisation. You need to ensure that you comply with relevant legislation covering the management and disposal of generated waste materials while minimising any effects on the environment and public health.

Waste Management for Pest Control Companies – online classroom course BPCA

This one-day online classroom course aims to provide you with an understanding of the relevant legislation relating to the collection, storage and disposal of waste materials.

We’ll also look at the importance of waste management plans and the different types of waste pest professionals need to consider.

This course is designed for those managing pest control businesses.



Upon completion of the one-day course, you will understand:

 • What is waste
 • Waste procedures
 • Setting up your company with the EA
 • Paperwork and waste
 • Waste codes
 • Minimising waste
 • Planning
 • Different types of waste
 • Disposal of waste
 • Segregation
 • Waste in numbers
 • Hazardous waste.

Level: Core
Delivery: Online/virtual classroom only
Duration: 1 day (9am-4.00pm)
Additional Study: None
Assessment: None
BPCA Registered CPD Points: 6
Basis Prompt points: TBC

While there isn't a pre-course entry requirement for this programme, you probably get the most out of this course if you already have your Level 2 Award in Pest Management. This BPCA course is open to all.



Virtual classroom training by British Pest Control Association

This is a one-day virtual classroom course. 9.00am to 4.00pm.

The course will use a mix of presentations and interactive sessions.

There will be regular breaks, including one for lunch. 

Virtual classroom programmes have limited places, so you can ask questions and get involved in the training from the comfort of your home or work. The BPCA virtual classroom is accessible via Zoom.

To take part, you need:

  • A computer, laptop or tablet
  • An internet connection.

Smartphones will all so work, however the session is not optimised for very small screens.

This is a training course, not a webinar. Your tutor will be able to see you and you can ask questions face-to-face throughout the session. You tutor will ask you questions to check your understanding, so you’ll need to have your camera and microphone on during the teaching.




There is no assessment for this course.

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

If you are on BPCA Registered you will earn 6 CPD points for completing the course.

If you are on Basis Prompt, you will receive TBC CPD points for completing the course.



The online course fee includes access to the course and all handouts. 


  Including VAT Excluding VAT
Members £114 £95
Non-members £138 £115

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.



Paul Westgate BPCA Tutor

Paul Westgate is Managing Director at Veritas Pest Consultancy Ltd. He has over 12 years of experience in delivering high-end pest control solutions mainly in the demanding food manufacturing and multiple retail sectors. His skills and experience within the sector have enabled him to deliver multiple services to the sector including servicing, auditing and training.