General Pest basics

Study Type


Course Duration

Self-paced, up to 4 weeks or 6 nominal hours


Course Fee

$295 full-fee

Designed For

Students new to General Pest operations or needing a knowledge refresher


Course Outcome

Whether you work in the pest control office or are already a qualified Pest Technician, when customers are experiencing a pest problem, your pest control knowledge can make all the difference.
In this theory only course you will learn or refresh your knowledge on:

  1. Pests and applying Integrated Pest Management in the environment for:
    • Spiders
    • Cockroaches
    • Rodent
    • Fleas
    • Other pests
  2. Introducing Pesticides
  3. Pesticide Labels & SDS’s
  4. Pest Treatments: Cockroaches, Ants, Spiders, Rodents and Other Pests
  5. Equipment Selection, Storage & Maintenance
  6. Customer Care & Interaction

Mode of Assessment

Assessment of this short course consists of short multiple-choice tests, through the online portal.

Training, Resources and Support

All required course materials are contained on our online training portal, comprising of interactive and engaging content. Students also have access to trainers for additional assistance or direction.

New Course Enrolment Offer

Who is eligible for a 10% discount on this course? And, how?

  1. Current Rapid Solutions policyholders – during enrolment apply code: RAPIDINS
  2. Rapid Training graduates (study completed in past 12 months) – during enrolment apply code: RTRAIN

Terms & Conditions:

  • Discount codes cannot be used in conjunction with other offers, discounts, or coupons
  • Discount applies to new full priced enrolments only
  • Discount will only be applied once eligibility is assessed and confirmed
  • Discounts are not eligible on CPP30119 or RPL courses

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