Vermin Control

Rats and Mice

Course Objectives
  • Identify rats & mice & the typical symptoms of damage caused
  • Identify the degree & source of the infestation
  • State the relevant legislative obligations & responsibilities
  • Describe the lifestyle, habits & habitats of rats & mice
  • Plan, implement & monitor an effective control programme
  • Select most efficient and appropriate control method for the relevant situation. Poison, traps, gas, proofing, sound etc
  • Select the correct rodenticide for the job
  • Understand the effect rodent control can have on the environment
  • Understand the need for records
Course Content
  • The reasons for controlling rodents & Select sites and lay poison to control an infestation
  • The biology & behaviour of rodents
  • Current rodenticides & formulations
  • Surveying
  • The safe use, storage, transport & disposal of rodenticides
  • Non-chemical rodent control
Course Duration

This is a one day course

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Rabbits and Moles

Who is the course suitable for?

Anyone who is involved in the control of rabbits or moles. This is to understand the use of Aluminium Phosphide. Anyone using Aluminium Phosphide needs to take an assessment by NPTC to use or purchase this poison.

Course Objectives
  • Identify rabbits & moles & the typical symptoms of damage caused
  • Identify the degree & source of the infestation
  • State the relevant legislative obligations & responsibilities
  • Describe the lifestyle, habits & habitats of rabbits & moles
  • Plan, implement & monitor an effect control programme
  • Select & carry out the most appropriate method of control in accordance with current legal guidelines & recognised good practice
  • Understand the effect rabbit & mole control can have on the environment
Course Content
  • The importance & biology of rabbits
  • The importance & biology of moles
  • The legislation associated with rabbit & mole control
  • The use of fumigants in rabbit & mole control
  • The use of physical methods in rabbit & mole control
Course Duration

This is a one day course and an assessment with the NPTC can be taken at a later date.

To book your place on this course please fill in booking form

Additional courses we can arrange

Mole & Rabbit Control (practical)

Rat Trapping (practical)

Grey Squirrel Control

Wasp & Bee Control


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