Safe Use of Pesticides for Vertebrate Pest Control for Rats & Mice

NPTC Level 2 Award

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This course is for those who applies pesticides to control Rats and Mice. It will prepare you to take the City & Guilds NPTC assessment.

Course Outline

  • Legislative requirements and Codes of Practice relating to the use of rodenticides to control rats and mice
  • Relevance of product label information
  • Risks of human contamination and implement emergency procedures
  • How to store and transport rodenticide products safely
  •  How to manage and dispose of surplus rodenticide and waste materials
  • Record keeping requirements
  • How to minimise the risk of environmental contamination and implement emergency procedures
  • Environmental factors relating to application
  • Characteristics of rats and mice and their impact on the environment
  •  Methods of preventative management and control for rats and mice
  • Site surveys
    Application of rodenticide products safely

Equipment Required

  • Note pad and pen
  • Gloves

Course reference: PEP004

Course details

Dates & Location

We will be releasing the dates for the new 23/24 Part Time Programme in the coming weeks for a August/September start. 

If you wish to receive the latest information regarding part-time courses then please click on this link and register your interest.

9:00 - 15:00


1 day plus a separate assessment day 


£130 plus a £115 mandatory exam fee.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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