This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to apply control techniques for pest animals, in compliance with a pest management plan. This includes involving the use of vertebrate pesticides, traps (except leg hold traps), cages, lures and firearms with the animal humanely destroyed according to industry guidelines or protocols.
The unit applies to individuals who work under broad direction and take responsibility for their own work. They use discretion and judgement in the selection, allocation and use of available resources and for solving problems.
State or territory licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply in some jurisdictions.
|Course Name||Apply Pest Animal Control Techniques|
|Course Field||Security and Firearms|
There are no entry requirements for this qualification however State/Territory Licencing may apply. All students should demonstrate a genuine occupation need for Animal Trapping for Control of Vertebrate Pests and be a fit and proper person under legislation for the use of approved poisons.
Face to face, workplace assisted and remote delivery support strategies available.
This unit is delivered in a workshop format with students completing underpinning knowledge assessment and application PRIOR to undertaking
practical assessment in the workplace or simulated workplace. Students must have access to a suitable workplace environment that requires
the planning application and use of vertebrate pest baiting programs.
Assessment is facilitated by undertaken by our expert environmental instructor/s with qualifications, certifications and a background in humane, ethical, conservation and environmental management.
All States Training is able to come to you for these courses. We are flexible and mobile to meet your training needs.