South London College
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This Diploma in General Pest Control – Level 4 will thoroughly educate the interested parties on general pest control and the proper way to administer it. All the general pest control information such as pest and infestation identification and various pest control methods will be relayed amply through this course, making this a great foundation course to get into or progress in the pest control industry or to simply be aware of pest control in general.
This course will help you comprehend about pest control and the importance of pest control in agriculture, pest control and residences, provided you have a recognised qualification at level 3 or above in a related disciple. You will also get to learn about the different pests such as bed bugs, ants, cockroaches, ticks and spiders, followed by modules that will teach you about common pesticide application, agricultural pesticide application and aerial application. By the end of this course, you will have a significant knowledge on general pest control to make a career out of it or to enhance your knowledge on its application.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink
*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales
What Will I Learn?
- Have a clear understanding of pest control and the importance of proper pest control.
- Learn about pests such as bed bugs, ants, cockroaches, ticks and spiders.
- Gain insight into common pesticide application.
- Learn about agricultural pesticide application and aerial application.
1: Pesticide Applicator Observations
2: Bed Bugs
3: Ant Section
4: Cockroach Section
5: Tick Section
6: Spider Section
7: Common Pesticides Application Section
8: Agricultural Pesticide Application Section
9: Aerial Application Section
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Method of Assessment
In order to complete the Diploma in General Pest Control - Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
Course Code: QLS-04879
Awarding Body (Accreditation)
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Who is this course for?
- Job seekers
- Individuals working in pest control environment
- Farm Workers
- Pest Control Technicians
- Anyone willing to gain knowledge in general pest control
- Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
- A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
- Farmers - £8.57 per hour
- Farm Workers - £8.39 per hour
- Farm Manager - £27,636 per annum
- Pest Control Technician - £18,743 per annum
- Agricultural Pest Controller
- Agricultural Pest Control Specialist
Other jobs you can get
- Pest Control Coordinator
- Pest Control Advisor
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