Pest Management Technician endorsed for Control of Vertebrate Pest

Duration5 days
Pre-requisitesAll participants must hold a current TAFE SA Chemical Card, or equivalent, to undertake this course and have completed an exam. This includes completion of:
- Prepare and Apply Chemicals (AHCCHM303)
- Transport, Handle and Store Chemicals (AHCCHM304)

Evidence is required at Registration.
Accredited UnitsApply Animal Trapping Techniques (A) (AHCPMG307)
Recognise Fauna (AHCFAU201)
Determine Pest Control Techniques (AHCPMG306)
Survey Pests (AHCPMG305)


This course provides the necessary accreditation for persons wanting to be endorsed in control of Vertebrate Pest.

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Calperum StationMon 10 Sep 2018Fri 14 Sep 2018Add to Cart
Accommodation, food and travel costs are at the participants own expense. Low cost accommodation is available onsite for $29.00 per night - bookings are made for the group of students by TAFE SA. Please enquire more more information.

Fees are to be paid for in full prior to the commencement of study.
5 days
Monday to Friday 9:00am-4:00pm
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No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.

Skills Covered

Pest Management Technician endorsed for Control of Vertebrate Pest
- Introduction to Vertebrate pest in Australia
- Animal biology and behaviour
- Distribution
- Area of occupancy
- Generation time
- Population estimates
- Management actions required
- Control options
- Trapping and control techniques
- Safety and off target issues
- Safe handling, safe use, transport and storage of control options
- Legislation
- Signage
- Record keeping

Assessment will include a short practical assessment onsite and a written assignment to be submitted within 6 weeks of completion of workshop.