Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrae Pest Control

Who is this course for?

  • Those required to buy or use products containing aluminium phosphide for the control of vertebrates, in particular, moles, mice, rats and rabbits.
  • Those able to read and interpret labels
  • Those with a basic understanding of maths

What are the course objectives?

  • Know the legislative requirements and codes of practice relating to the use of Aluminium Phosphide
  • Understand the relevance of product label information
  • Understand how to minimise the risk of human contamination and implement emergency procedures
  • Know how to store and transport Aluminium Phosphide safely
  • Know how to manage and dispose of surplus Aluminium Phosphide and waste materials
  • Know the record keeping requirements
  • Understand how to minimise the risk of environmental contamination and implement emergency procedures
  • Be able to comply with the legislative and safety regulations relating to applicator use
  • Be able to assess the environmental factors relating to application
  • Know the characteristics of the species to be controlled and their impact on the environment
  • Know the methods of preventative management and control of the species
  • Be able to complete a site survey prior to carrying out control by Aluminium Phosphide
  • Be able to operate Aluminium Phosphide application equipment safely
  • Understand how to carry out post operational procedure

How long is the course?

One day course – classroom based

What qualification does it give?

City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control

How much does it cost?

£120 plus VAT plus £130 NPTC City and Guilds Registration and Assessment fee plus VAT