Blended Delivery (Online & Workplace)
Up to 18 months (traineeship term variable) Or 415 nominal hours
New and existing industry students
1 – Core Units
2 – Elective Units
With the successful completion of this course, students will have the ability to comprehensively apply their knowledge and skill across the operations of the pest business for growth.
Completing students will be issued a nationally recognised Certificate. Prior to enrolment and upon completion, please consult your state’s licensing authority on their license requirements.
All units are assessed individually through the online portal, and consist of:
To ensure our students can apply their pest control course training in an industry environment, Rapid Training requires all students to either be employed or have pre-arranged and documented work placement*, under an accredited technician.
During the placement the student must complete a logbook of:
*The Work Placement Agreement form, from the licensed/accredited technician must be provided during enrolment to confirm work placement.
All required pest control course materials are contained on our online training portal comprising of interactive and engaging content. For additional support and reference, it is recommended that students purchase the following textbooks: “Urban Pest Management in Australia” and “Australian Termites”.
Students will receive access to fortnightly course webinars, hosted by our industry trainers, which cover course topics and allow for Q&A. For support, assistance or guidance, and to help understand course materials or to complete assignments, students can liaise with our one of our trainers at the scheduled weekly virtual ‘Student Support Hour’, held every Tuesday, or email directly at any time.
Students must meet the traineeship eligibility requirements under the Smart and Skilled Entitlement Apprenticeships and Traineeships program to receive this subsidy.
On January 1st 2020, the NSW Government commenced an initiative to make traineeship training fee-free to help improve access to traineeships. This means that for all approved traineeships based in NSW that commence in 2020, the entire course fees are subsidised.
Certificate III in Urban Pest Management Course Information