One day (Classroom & Practical, 9:00am – 4:30pm approx)

Group Size

Maximum of 12 learners

Who should attend

All persons who fall under the following categories: – • 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

The course aims to ensure learners are prepare the trainee for the City & Guilds assessment, this is a legislative requirement to buy and use this product.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course the learners will cover the following content:

  • 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

Certification: Upon successful completion of the end of course assessment the learners will receive a certificate of attendance supplied by the training provider.

NB: Wellington boots and suitable outdoor clothing is required for the course.