What is it?

The syllabus covers the management of rodents, non-rodent mammals, birds and invertebrates, health and safety and accident prevention, legislation and customer care. Both theoretical and practical aspects of pest management are covered in this qualification, which includes two units devoted to pest management techniques.

In addition to covering the three units which make up the Level 2 Award in Pest Management, candidates taking the Certificate will also take two units on pest management techniques, making up a total of five:

  • Vertebrate Pest Management
  • Invertebrate Pest Management
  • Health, Safety and Legal Aspects of Pest Management
  • Techniques for the Management of Vertebrate Pests
  • Techniques for the Management of Invertebrate Pests

This qualification is on The Education and Skills Funding Agency list of qualifications approved for funding.

Who is it for?

This qualification fulfils the legal requirement relating to the training of pest control technicians as set out in the Control of Pesticides Regulations 1986.

While not intended exclusively for people working in pest management, candidates who are, or are intending to be, so employed will be better equipped to carry out their professional duties safely, efficiently and humanely.

How do I apply?

For learners: see below for your nearest centre. Centres are listed alphabetically - to find the centre nearest to you, please use the location finder.

For current centres: if you are interested in delivering this qualification, please visit the Centre Area and register your interest. 

How do I become an RSPH-approved centre?
If you’re planning to deliver one of our qualifications, you will need to become a RSPH registered centre.

To become an approved centre and to gain qualification approval, please visit our Become a centre page.

Centres offering this qualification

6 centres offering this qualification

All distance

19 Beaufort Green, Swindon, SN3 2AE
Tel: 07821 169980 , Email: pestcontrol.training@yahoo.co.uk, Website: http://none

4A Mallard Way, Pride Park, Derby, DE24 8GX
Tel: 01332 225113 , Fax: 01332225101 , Email: training@bpca.org.uk , Website: https://bpca.org.uk/Training

Unit 1 Athelney Way, Battledown Estate, Cheltenham, GL52 6RT
Tel: 07900700353 , Email: hayley.mcmenamin@mitie.com

Head Office, Wakefield Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 9AJ
Tel: 01924 268 445 , Fax: 01924 268 556 , Email: lisa.wales@killgerm.com, Website: http://www.killgerm.com

Unit A6 Risby Business Park, Newmarket Road, Risby, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6RD
Tel: 01284 766362 , Email: graham@pestsolution.co.uk, Website: http://www.pestsolution.co.uk

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Ofqual reference number: 601/0601/3