Course Start Date
6 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Non Government Subsidised
This skill set provides pest management technicians with the competencies required to inspect premises for non-timber pests, excluding complex or high risk operations such as hospitals. It also covers developing pest management plans, and with the agreement of the client, implementing pest management methods including application of pesticides or modification of the environment. It also covers maintaining pest management equipment and chemical storage areas.
This skill set is for people who provide an urban pest management service managing non-timber pests.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to pest management in some States. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements
The skill set is applicable in some States but does not meet the full licensing requirements of all States and Territories.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a online course. You will need to complete approximately 3 hours of online study, each week, for your enrolment duration of 1 year.
You can increase the hours of online study per week to complete the course sooner.
You may also be required to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of online study hours, including private study and research, assessment preperation and workplace experience.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are existing workers
- are able to undertake supervised work in an organisation that undertakes pest management activities
Students must have access to a pest management sites, pest management equipment and it is essential that a licenced pest manager is available to work with students, allowing them to practice and also undertake their assessments while operating under the EPA NSW Training Permit.
If you are not an existing worker then you will need to be able to make arrangements to be able to participate in a worksite that undertakes Pest Management activities under supervision of licenced pest manager.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units and assessments.
This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.
Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.
You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
- eye, ear and respiratory protection
- personal protective clothing
- Internet access
- pesticide labels
- pesticide SDSs
- equipment manuals
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Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
|CPPUPM3005||Manage pests without applying pesticides|
|CPPUPM3006||Manage pests by applying pesticides|
|CPPUPM3018||Maintain equipment and pesticide storage area in pest management vehicles|
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51 Wentworth Rd, Strathfield
Phone 131 601
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