Timber pest manager

Study Type

Blended Delivery

Course Duration

Up to 6 months

Or 80 nominal hours


Course Fee

$2,200 full-fee

Designed For

Pest inspectors

Pest managers


Units of Competency

CPPPMT3008 Inspect for and report on timber pests
CPPPMT3010 Control timber pests

Course Outcome

Students will be issued a Statement of Attainment for completed units of competency. Successful completion of our Timber Pest Manager course will help students obtain insurance coverage. Prior to enrolment and upon completion, please consult your state’s licensing authority on their license requirements.

Mode of Assessment

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

  • Theory: Questions
  • Application: Case Study
  • Practical: Video Assessment

Course Entry

All students must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment.

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 timber pest inspections and (minimum) 1 timber pest treatment.


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

Training, Resources and Support

All required pest control course materials are contained on our online training portal comprising of interactive and engaging content. ​To provide additional support and reference, it is recommended that students purchase the textbook: “Australian Termites”.


Students will receive access to monthly 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.

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Timber Pest Manager Course Information 

New Course Enrolment Offer

*For current Rapid Solutions insurance policyholders only. Discount available on new full-priced and paid Timber Pest Manager course enrolments.

This pest control course is recognised nationally

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