Timber Pest Inspector

Study Type

Blended Delivery (Online & Workplace)

Course Duration

Self-paced, up to 4 months or 45 nominal hour


Course Fee

$1,295 full-fee

Designed For

Experienced pest technicians
Building inspectors


Units of Competency

  • CPPUPM3008 Inspect and report on timber pests

The non-accredited supplementary module ‘Control Timber Pests’ will also be required to be completed for this course. This theory only module is designed to support a student’s understanding of the control and application methods used to treat timber pests, which will assist students identifying prior treatments when inspecting properties.

Course Outcome

Upon course completion, students will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPPUPM3008, and a Statement of Participation for the completed module on Timber Pest Controls.


The Timber Pest Inspector course will help students obtain liability insurance coverage and any required licensing through your state’s licencing authority (excluding QLD & WA) and your preferred insurer. Please consult with these entities prior to enrolment and upon completion.

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 training in an industry environment, Rapid Training requires all students to either be employed or have pre-arranged & documented work placement*, under an accredited Timber Pest Inspector.

During the placement the student must complete a logbook of:

  1. 10 timber pest inspections.

*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, are 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: “Australian Termites”
    2. the Australian Standards and Codes of Practice for Timber Pest Management.

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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