Pest Management Training

Pest Education Services & Training is a Registered Training Organisation, and at all times complies with the Standards for Registered Training Organisations. the Australian Qualifications Framework and the relevant Commonwealth, state and territory legislation and regulatory requirements. What is a Registered Training Organisation? To become a Registered Training Organisation you must register with the approved State or National body nominated by the Department of Education and identify which Qualifications or Units of Competency from the Nationally Recognised Training Packages and accredited courses you wish to deliver. These will be put on your Scope of Registration. Registered Training Organisations must conduct their business, training and assessment services in accordance with the requirements set out in Standards for Registered Training Organisations. These are a set of national standards which assures nationally consistent, high quality training and assessment services for the clients of Australia's vocational education and training system. The Standards form the contract of Registration and organisations undergo monitoring and compliance audits at regular intervals. All qualifications are issued in compliance with the Australian Qualifications Framework. All courses relate to licencing requirements set by the Department of Health (WA). If you intend to apply pesticides for reward (this includes herbicides, insecticides, fungicides etc) you are required to complete the appropriate course then apply for a licence with the Department of Health (WA).

Urban Pest Control: Termites & Timber Pests, Commercial & Domestic Pests

CPPPMT3006 Manage pest by applying pesticides is the course you need to complete to apply for a provisional pest operators licence. This course requires the ability to assess the nature and extent of the pest and pest activity. A thorough understanding of client requirements and the application of company information in order to perform the task. The selection of appropriate equipment, pesticides and methods is essential for performing the task safely and efficiently. On successful completion of this course, participants will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for CPPPMT3006 Manage pests by applying pesticides in partial completion of Certificate III in Urban Pest Management and will be eligible to apply for a Provisional Pest Operators Licence issued by the Department of Health, Western Australia.

CPPPMT3006 Manage pest by applying pesticides is offered as a self paced course (one you complete at home under the guidance of our trainer and assessors) and as a face to face training course (one you complete in our training rooms with a trainer and assessor).

Certificate III in Urban Pest Management is the course you need to complete to obtain a full pest operators licence. This courses provide the technical training needed for employment in urban pest management. The course is made up of thirteen units of competency, nine core units and four electives. On successful completion of this course, participants will be eligible to apply for a Technicians Licence issued by the Department of Health, Western Australia.

Fumigation Course

It is a requirement that every person using a fumigant obtains a Technician licence with the endorsement of fumigation. Prior to attending an approved course a person must be medically fit. A medical certificate will be required to be submitted with all new licence applications. A high standard is set to minimise hazards to fumigators, the environment and public health. A fumigation course covers the following units of competencies:

CPPPMT3011 Manage organisms by applying fumigants to commodities and environment
CPPPMT3019 Organise and monitor pest management operations
CPPPMT3043 Prepare and present pest management proposals for complex or high risk operations
BSBSMB407 Manage a small team We offer training in container, sheet, chamber, stack and silo fumigation.

These types of fumigation activities will be reflected on the individuals licence issued by the Deaprtment of Health (WA)

Termite Treatment of Power Poles Course

Those wishing to obtain a licence to treat only power poles for termites are required to complete a specific course as required and provided by Western Power. The pre-requisites units are from the Property Services Training Package.

CPPPMT3006 - Manage pests by applying pesticides
CPPPMT3018 - Maintain equipment and pesticide storage area in pest management vehicles

PLUS the completion of the Termite Treatment for Power Poles Course

Feral Pigeon Control - Alphachloralose Course

The endorsement of Feral Pigeon control using the narcotic Alpha-Chloralose requires the completion of an approved course.

The units below (or equivalence) are the pre-requisites for the control of Feral Pigeons.
AHCCHM303A - Prepare and Apply Chemicals
AHCCHM304A - Transport, Handle and Store Chemicals
CPPPMT3005 - Manage pests without applying pesticides

Equivalence units include:
CPPPMT3005 - Manage pests without applying pesticides
CPPPMT3006 - Manage pests by applying pesticides
CPPPMT3018 - Maintain equipment and pesticide storage area in pest management vehicles
from the Property Services Training Package

PLUS the completion of a Feral Pigeon Control Course.

Crops & Pastures, Forestry, Pest & Weed Control Non-Cropping Situations & Turf Management Course

To obtain a licence with the above endorsements the following minimum competencies must be successfully completed.
AHCCHM303 Prepare and Apply Chemicals
AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals
AHCPMG301 Control Weeds
AHCPMG302 Control Plant Pests, Diseases and Disorders
AHCCHM402 Plan and Implement a Chemical Use Program

These competencies are required to be completed where mechanical equipment is used to apply pesticides. Examples include boom spraying equipment including quad-bike mounted or air blast equipment.

Lawn & Garden, Landscaping, Bushland & Mine Site Rehabilitation

To obtain a licence with the above endorsements the following minimum competencies must be successfully completed.

AHCCHM303 Prepare and Apply Chemicals
AHCCHM304 Transport and Store Chemicals
AHCPMG301A Control Weeds

These competencies are required to be completed only for limited pesticides applications where small portable hand held operated sprayers (knapsack / back pack) are used to treat mainly weeds and other minor pests.