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Expression of interest

Please complete the fields below to register your interest in our accredited courses. Expressions of interest are currently being taken for our mid-year course. *Denotes a mandatory field

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Industry leading training

There are limited places available so make sure to register your expression of interest today to avoid missing out.

$1,470 Have an industry-based mentor?

This option is great for those who are already working in the industry and have access to an industry mentor.

$1,970 Want a face-to-face tutorial workshop?

This option includes a 5 day hands-on workshop for those who want additional support.

Course Features

6 month course

Training solutions that will be completed in six months and are supported by trainers who will speak with students every week



Flexible on-line learning tools that include the introduction of webinars


Tutorial Support

5 day tutorial workshops delivered face to face in various states on a demand basis

Video Assessment

Practical assessment tasks submitted via video. This can be as easy as sending a video directly from a mobile device and most importantly assessed by accredited and professional trainers with a quick turn-around


Supported learning

Course is broken into relevant units, so that students are assessed as they progress to ensure that recognition of units fully completed is received and any issues are identified early


Experienced Trainers

We have a group of highly experienced trainers who specialise in the pest management industry including Keith Farrow and Steve King.


Course Overview

The modules have written, photographic and video content and is designed to provide you with different ways of gaining the knowledge required for your completion of the course.


Students have 6 months from enrolment to complete this course however, early completion is achievable.


What does the course cover?

This skillset covers three units from the CPP30115 Certificate III in Urban Pest Management:

  • CPPPMT3005 Manage pests without applying pesticides
  • CPPPMT3006 Manage pests by applying pesticides
  • CPPPMT3018 Maintain equipment and pesticide storage area in pest management vehicles

What will I gain?

On successful completion of our General Pest Management Skillset you will have work confidence! Rest easy, knowing you have the skills to manage pest problems effectively, leading to streamlined approaches and best practice industry services.

With a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment (if successfully achieved), you will be able to approach your state or territory licensing body to apply for a licence (except WA).

Skills covered include:

  • Work sites - work orders
  • Access and inspection methods
  • Use of application equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Identifying Hazards and controlling risks
  • Risk assessments
  • Legislation
  • Formulations
  • Calculations
  • Pest Identification
  • Pesticide selection, label interpretation
  • Preparation and application of products
  • Customer relations
  • Emergency procedures
  • Documentation
  • Storage and transport of pesticides
  • Equipment cleaned, safety checked and stored
  • Waste disposal

How will I be assessed?

Assessment for the General Pest Management Skillset is conducted through online theory assessment, case studies, and video assessment of practical application.

This eliminates the inconvenience of waiting for a trainer to become available for your assessment, time away from work and travel costs. Assessment of practical tasks via video can be as easy as sending a video directly from your mobile device for review by accredited and professional trainers in a quick turn-around.

Rapid Training Pty Ltd is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code 6556). General Pest Management Skillset includes the following units: CPPPMT3005 Manage pests without applying pesticides, CPPPMT3006 Manage pests by applying pesticides, CPPPMT3018 Maintain equipment and pesticide storage area in pest management vehicles.


To get started, all you need to do is complete the expression of interest form above and we'll be in touch.

The first step is to complete your expression of interest for your desired course. You will be notified when our courses are available.

When open, we will contact you to complete an online application form and provide supporting evidence. Please allow 3-5 minutes for a scheduled phone interview to support your application. Successful applicants will be sent a Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) assessment to check your readiness to study.

Successful applicants who meet all requirements will be required to complete an enrolment form and make payment in full in order to secure their position on the course. Once you have successfully enrolled, we will send you a welcome pack to commence the course.