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Offer ends 24 September 2019
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Online, self-paced
Duration
85 Hours
Qualification
16 CPD points / hours
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Advanced Pest Control

Become a professional and highly skilled Pest Control Technician (USA Standards) with Study365. Packed full with industry insider knowledge, and expert teaching, this course is comprehensive and will give learners a broad understanding of advanced level pest control. Our series of perfectly crafted modules cover various species, how best to manage them, and all of the equipment and techniques used.

Learning with Study365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to secure your qualification.

Why You Should Choose Study 365

  • 12 months Access to your course.
  • The price shown on Reed is for the whole course, including the final exam and free e-certificate.
  • CPD and iAP accredited certificate upon successful completion
  • Tutor Support available Monday – Friday

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Description

Course description:

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the topics listed under the curriculum.

Course Curriculum

Unit 01 Pesticide-Section

1 Pesticide Section

2 Common Kinds of Pesticides and their Function

3 Pest Control Devices

3.1 Antimicrobial Pesticides

3.2 Biopesticides

3.3 Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (or FIFRA)

4 Insect Growth Regulators

4.1 Hexaflumuron

4.2 Diflubenzuron

5 Human Health Factors

5.1 Pyriproxyfen

5.2 Methoprene

5.3 Integrated Pest Management

6 IPM Methods (Types of Pest Control)

7 Adjuvants

8 Common Insecticides

8.1 Classes of Insecticides

8.2 Organochlorine Compounds

8.3 Penta or Pentachlorophenol

8.4 Organophosphates

8.5 Carbamates

8.6 Organophosphates and Carbamates Pesticides

8.7 Pyrroles

8.8 Fiproles (or Phenylpyrazoles)

9 Pyrethroids

9.1 Permethrin

10 Borates

10.1 Neonicotinoids

10.2 Anti-feedants

10.3 Rotenone

10.4 Specific Insect Growth Regulators

11 Hexaflumuron

11.1 Diflubenzuron

11.2 Pyriproxyfen

12 Methoprene

13 Pesticide Alert

13.1 Information about Cleaning PPE and Protection yourself from Pesticides

13.2 Recommended Considerations in Evaluating Pesticide Security

14 Pesticide Labeling Information

14.1 Pesticide Label Requirements

14.2 Enforcement

14.3 Exceptions

14.4 Formulation Selection Considerations

15 Pesticide Section Post Quiz

Unit 2 Bee-Section

1 Bee Section

  • Introduction

2 Honey Bees Apidae Family of Insects

3 Honey Bees Constitute Three Clades

4 Understanding Both AHB and EHB Bee Colony

4.1 Flight Behavior

4.2 Behavior Activities of Bees

4.3 What is Killing Honeybees?

5 Habit Summary

5.1 Brazilian Bee Breeding Program

5.2 Killer Bee

5.3 Differences between Africanized and European Bees

6 Understanding Africanized honey bees

6.1 Characteristics of the AHB Summary

6.2 Bee Facts

7 Halictid Bees - Family Halictidae

7.1 Mason Bee

7.2 Orchard Bee

7.3 Cuckoo Bee

8 Modern European Bee Hive and Related Information

8.1 Bee Control Section

8.2 Removal of the Comb

8.3 General Bee Control and Treatments

8.4 Mechanical Control

8.5 Specific Bee Treatments

8.6 Insecticides that Kill Bees

8.7 Horny Bees

9 Bumble Bee

9.1 Bumble Bee or Carpenter Bee?

9.2 Bumble Bee Control

9.3 Handling Medical Problems

9.4 Bee Venom

9.5 Stinging Incidents

9.6 What to do if Attacked by Africanized Honey Bees

10 Bee Section Post Quiz

Unit 3 Mosquito-Section

1 Mosquito Section

  • Mosquito Introduction
  • Mosquitoes’ Life Cycle

2 Mosquito Control Section

2.1 Outdoor Control

3 Malathion for Mosquito Control

3.1 Larvicides for Mosquito Control

3.2 What is Temephos?

4 What is Naled?

4.1 How are Synthetic Pyrethroids Used in Adult Mosquito Control?

5 Mosquito Identification Section

6 The Northern House Mosquito or House Mosquito Culex pipiens

6.1 Pale Marsh Mosquito Ochlerotatus dorsalis

6.2 Western Malaria Mosquito Anopheles freeborni

6.3 Aedes aegypti by Roland Mortimer, Rio de Janeiro

6.4 Culex tarsalis

7 Mosquito Disease Section

7.1 More on Mosquito-borne Diseases

8 West Nile

8.1 West Nile Virus Mosquito Informatio

8.2 Viral Encephalitis

9 Malaria

10 Midge Section

10.1 Midge Introduction

10.2 Biting Midges

11 Mosquito Glossary

12 Mosquito Section Post Quiz

Unit 4 Termite-Section-Introduction

1 Termite Section Introduction

2 Reproduction

3 Detection of Termites

3.1 Wood Damage

4 Inspection for Subterranean Termites

4.1 Applications

5 Prevention

5.1 Alternative Termite Controls

5.2 Difference between Termite Species

6 Termite Identification Section

6.1 Subterranean Termites

6.2 The Formosan Subterranean Termite

6.3 Preventing Termite Infestations

6.4 First Aid

6.5 Fumigation Section

6.6 Fumigant exposure also has long-lasting effects that include, many applicators will die from these…

6.7 Fumigants Detailed

Unit 5 Ant-Identification-Section

1 Ant Identification Section

  • Carpenter Ants

2 Termite Section Post Quiz

Unit 6 Spider-Section

1 Spider Section.

1.1 Arachnid Introduction

  • Class Arachnida, Order Araneae

2 Spider’s Life

3 Spider web

3.1 Common Spider Classifications, Families and Sub-Species

Alphabetical Order

Unit 7 Scorpions

1 Scorpions

Unit 8 Spider-Identification-Section

1 Spider Identification Section

2 Ground Spiders

3 Black Widow Spider

4 Web Spiders

4.1 House Spider

4.2 Garden Spiders

4.3 Jumping Spider

4.4 Hobo Spider Information

4.4.1 Female Hobo Spider

5 Six-Eyed Spiders

6 Orb Weavers (Araneidae)

6.1 Parson Spider

6.2 Sac Spiders

6.3 Crab Spiders

6.4 Controlling Spiders Around the Home

6.5 Biological Control: Natural Spider Control

6.6 Spider Control Summary

7 Spider Glossary

8 Spider Section Post Quiz

Unit 9 Bark-Beetles-Section

1 Bark Beetles Section

  • The Wood Borers
  • Preventative Spraying for Ips and Western Pine Beetles

2 Proven Methods (Prevention)

2.1 Techniques for Bark Beetle Control

3 Bark Beetle Post Quiz

Unit 10 Tick-Section

1 Tick Section

  • Introduction to Ticks

2 Biology of Ticks

2.1 Soft Ticks

2.2 Tick Identification Section

2.2.1 American Dog Tick Dermacentor variabilis

2.3 Some brand or common names

3 Black Legged (Deer Tick) Ixodidae Ixodes scapularis

4 Blacklegged Tick Habitat

4.1 Tick Control/Treatment Section

4.2 Classes of Pesticide

5 Chemical Control of Ticks Summary

5.1 Non-Chemical Control of Ticks

5.2 Home Remedies Repellants for Ticks and Mosquitoes

6 Tick Summary

7 Mites

8 Bed Bugs

8.1 Dealing with Bed Bugs and Ticks

8.2 Treatments

9 Chiggers Eutrombicula alfreddugesi

10 Chigger Mites

11 Fleas

12 Head Lice

13 Tick Glossary

13.1 Chiggers Eutrombicula alfreddugesi

13.2 Bed Bug Section References

14 Tick Section Post Quiz

Unit 11 Cockroach-Section

1 Cockroach Section

  • German Cockroach
  • Brownbanded Cockroach
  • Cockroaches 1 Inch or Larger
    • American Cockroach (Periplaneta americana)
    • Oriental Cockroach
    • Wood Cockroach
    • Smokybrown Cockroach Periplaneta fuliginosa
    • Asian Cockroach Blattella asahinai

2 Cockroach Management Strategies

2.1 Insect Growth Regulators

2.2 Procedures for Cockroach Control in a Restaurant Kitchen

3 Cockroach Post Quiz

Unit 12 Pesticide-Applicator-Section

1 Pesticide Applicator Section

2 Why Rinse Empty Pesticide Containers?

2.1 Triple-Rinsing

3 Federal Pesticide Recordkeeping Requirements

4 Personal Protective Equipment Section

4.1 Respirator Storage

4.2 Respiratory Protection Section

4.3 Who Cannot Wear a Respirator?

4.4 Overview

4.5 Respirator Filter & Canister Replacement

4.6 Follow-up Medical Examination

4.7 Medical Determination

4.8 Cleaning and Disinfecting

4.9 Respirator Storage

4.10 Summary

5 Personal Protective Equipment

6 Pesticide Application Section Post Quiz

Method of assessment:

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Certification:

Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate in Advanced Pest Control

Who is this course for?

  • This course is ideal for those who would like flexible learning that fits in with their lifestyle.
  • This course is suitable for job seekers, or those who wish to establish a business.
  • This course is ideal for anyone who would like to work in the field of pest control.

Requirements

Learners must be over the age of 16 and should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and IT.

Career path

Career path:

This course could help you to become any of the following:

  • Pest Control Technician
  • Pest Control Officer
  • Environmental Health Officer

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David asked:

Is the qualification recognised in uk and Europe many thanks

Answer:

Yes, Kindly note that this course is accredited by CPD certification Services UK. This course is ideal for those who would like flexible learning that fits in with their lifestyle. This course is suitable for job seekers, or those who wish to establish a business. This course is ideal for anyone who would like to work in the field of pest control.

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James asked:

Please am in UAE -Dubai and how can participate and pay my fee?

Answer:

Dear James, You can join our accredited courses while living any part of the world. Following payment options are available in reed. 1. Master Card 2. Visa Card 3. American Express 4. Paypal Best Regards, Student Support Team.

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Wayne caswell asked:

I've just passed my rsph level 2 in pest management in England.Is this course and qualification industrially recognised.And is it as advanced as rsph2

Answer:

Kindly note that this course is comprehensive and will give learners a broad understanding of advanced level pest control. Our series of perfectly crafted modules cover various species, how best to manage them, and all of the equipment and techniques used.

This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.

ben asked:

once completed are we qualified to work or setup are own business in pest control

Answer:

Kindly note that Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate in Advanced Pest Control.

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