Rodent Control

Course Objectives

The Application of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Controlnew legislation information

A one day course to prepare the trainee for the City & Guilds assessment, this is a legislative  requirement to buy and use this product.

Who is the course for?

  • Professional mole, rat & rabbit controllers
  • Grounds men & Green keepers
  • Local authority and public utility personnel – parks and gardens staff, sewage works
  • Land management personnel
  • Gamekeepers
  • Farmers & Horticulturists

Course Aims Participants will be able to:

  • Understand what Aluminium Phosphide is and how to use it within the current legislative framework
  • Understand when, where and against which target pests these products are used without harming the environment and/ or non-target species.
  • Understand the significance of the product container
  • Safe Storage and transport
  • Know how to avoid exposure to yourself, others and the environment
  • Be aware of first aid measures in the event of exposure
  • Know how to use both types of application equipment
  • Know how to clean the application equipment and dispose of excess product and empty containers
  • Deal with spillages or other incidents where exposure to gas could occur
  • Keep correct records

A certificate of attendance will be given to trainees completing the course

One Day — Classroom & Practical, 9.00am—4.30pm approx.

Equipment required

Wellington boots, suitable outdoor clothing.

Pre-requisites None, but associate membership of RAMPSUK is advisory

For course details and costs, please contact:-

Jill Salt
Tel:       01926 495024

Julie Gibson
Tel:      07715 311657