Level 3 Award in Pest Management Services - Trained Professional User

Summary / introduction: 
The Lantra Awards Level 3 Award in Pest Management Services - Trained Professional User - has been developed in direct response to a legal requirement for users to hold a specified certficate before operating as a pest control professional. A specified certificate is one which relates to the relevant use of the product being purchased. The Lantra Awards Level 3 Award in Pest Management Services - Trained Profesional User - is nationally recognised and based on National Occupational Standards (NOS). Learners may undertake training from a variety of sources; however, to achieve the qualification they must be assessed against all of the Learning Outcomes and Asessment Criteria set out in the qualification. The Qualification Specification provides information for Approved Lantra Provider employees and Assessors involved in the planning, delivery and assessment of the Lantra Awards Level 3 Award in Pest Management Services - Trained Professional User. For further information please read the Qualification Specification available via the following link: https://www.lantra.co.uk/awards/qualification-specifications
Target audience: 

This qualification has been developed for individuals carrying out roles in managing a range of pest species. It provides an opportunity to achieve a recognised national qualification which reflects the national standards for the role(s) they perform. This qualification will be suitable for those entering work, those who have established themselves in a role and those working at technician/supervisory/managment levels. The qualification is designed to enable learners to develop their knowledge, understanding and skills to support their role(s) and develop their career in the control of pest species. It also provides an opportunity for learners to obtain a recognised specified certificate, without which they would not be able to operate as a pest control professional. The qualification will enhance the ability of personnel to work safely, effectively and efficiently in the workplace, reducing unnecessary risks to themselves and others. This qualification is available for learners aged 18+.

 

Description: 

The Lantra Awards Level 3 Award in Pest Management Services - Trained Professional User - has been developed in direct response to a legal requirement for users to hold a specified certficate before operating as a pest control professional. A specified certificate is one which relates to the relevant use of the product being purchased. There are no formal requirements for entry to this qualification. Learners undertaking this qualification will, upon completion, be able to demonstrate their knowledge and skills required to control of arange of pest species.

Product objectives: 

The qualification aims to assess the learner's knowledge and understanding of:-

  • the regulations regarding the control of pest species
  • biology, behaviour and management of vertebrate pests
  • biocide product information
  • hazards and risks associated with biocides
  • personal safety when using chemicals
  • biology, behaviour and management of invertebrate pests
  • safe working practices
  • the requirements for protected areas
  • environmental risks and protection of wildlife
  • how to deal with incidents
  • record keeping
  • advising clients
Course / product type: 
Qualification
English qualification level: 
Level 3
Assessment type: 
Assessed - Practical and Examination
Course / product delivery: 
Classroom
Language: 
English
Duration: 
Total Qualification Time (TQT): 100 hours
Guided Learning Hours: 
37
Category: 
Pest and Weed Management