General Pest Technician

Study Type

Blended Delivery (Online & Workplace)

Course Duration

Self-paced, up to 6 months (195 nominal hours)


Course Fee

$1,395 full-fee

Designed For

General Pest License


Units of Competency

  • CPPUPM3005 Manage pests without applying pesticides
  • CPPUPM3006 Manage pests by applying pesticides
  • CPPUPM3018 Maintain equipment and pesticide storage area in pest management vehicles

Course Outcome

Students will be issued a Statement of Attainment for completed units of competency. Prior to enrolment and upon completion, please consult your state’s licensing authority on their Pest Technician licensing requirements.

Mode of Assessment

All units are assessed individually through the online portal, and consist of:

  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Video Assessments
  • Logbook

Course Entry

All students must have:

Work Placement

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:

  1. 10 General Pest inspections and treatments.

*The Work Placement Agreement form, from the licensed/accredited technician must be provided during enrolment to confirm work placement.

Training, Resources and Support

  1. Online Lessons: Course material is interactive and readily available from our training portal.
  2. Webinars: Access recorded webinars, hosted by our trainers, covering key course materials.
  3. Student Support Hour: Virtual face to face support with our trainers, for assistance with course material and assignments held twice a week.
  4. Chat & Support Requests: Use our online training portal to submit your course or assessment queries 24/7 using either our ‘Student Support Request digital form or our leave a message for a trainer with the chat function.
  5. Digital forms are available in the online training portal for students request course extensions, suspensions, or cancellations (if required).
  6. Other: To provide additional support and reference, students are encouraged to purchase/source copies of:
    1. Textbook “Urban Pest Management in Australia”
    2. “Bed Bugs Codes of Practice”

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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
This pest control course is recognised nationally

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