Domestic Insect Control

At a Glance

Assessment Type:
Short Response Paper
Delivery Method:
Classroom and practical demonstration
Duration:
2 days
Recognised by:
Lantra Awards

Gain vital knowledge of the key principles of insect control.

Overview in brief

Our two-day in Domestic Insect Control will equip you with the skills and knowledge to provide a commercial pest control service.

The finer details

As well as covering the basics of this diverse group of animals, we'll also cover:

  • The biology and behaviour of insects, current insecticides and formulations
  • The biology and control of ants, wasps, and bees
  • The biology and control of fleas
  • The biology and control of bed bugs
  • Use and maintenance of application equipment
  • The biology and control of cockroaches
  • The biology and control of domestic flies
  • The biology and control of fabric and food pests
  • Safe storage, transport, use and disposal of insecticides.
Who should attend?

Our course has been designed for all abilities, from complete beginners to those looking to provide a commercial pest control service.

What will be covered?

Walk away with an enhanced understanding of insect control. 

You'll be able to:

  • Understand how insects live, breed and develop and how they fit into the animal kingdom
  • Select and carry out the most appropriate methods of insect control, in line with current legal guidelines and recognised good practice
  • Describe the lifestyle, habits and habitats of the main insects found in and around domestic premises
  • Understand the way insecticides are applied and the importance of maintaining application equipment to a high standard
  • Understand the importance of storing, transporting using and disposing of insecticides safely and legally and with due regard to the environment.

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