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MPL-Training-CERT-III-Pest Control Course

Certificate III Pest Management Course - Face to Face

The Certificate III in Pest Management, face to face, course consists of 13 units of competency, of which 9 are core units and 4 are elective units. The Certificate III in Urban Pest Management qualification applies to people working in the pest management industry as pest management technicians who identify pests, assess pest problems, consider pest management options, liaise with customers and implement pest management strategies.

If you have already completed some of the units through the General Pest Management or Timber Pest courses you can complete the outstanding units to gain full qualification in Certificate III.

About the Face to Face Course

The Masterclass is a 3 day “Face to Face” classroom course and it’s packed with helpful extras. You will also be asked to undertake some projects which form part of the rich experience the course has to offer.

Topics included are:

  • Improving your technical ability and customer support skill
  • Large commercial account management
  • Converting sales leads to new or additional contracts
  • Proposing termite Management Programs
  • Work Health and Safety inductions
  • Helpful planning and time management to increase productivity and profit.
  • Sustainable equipment purchases and maintenance
  • Key environmental considerations for food safety and consumer satisfaction.

To achieve Certificate III in Urban Pest Management (CPP30115)

To achieve this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 13 units of competency, which are made up of:

  • 9 Core units
  • 4 Elective units.

Units are usually chosen as follows:

Core units of competency:

Unit code Unit title
 CPPCMN3004 (Unit 4)  Respond to enquiries and complaints
 CPPPMT3002 (Unit 2)  Assess, advise on options and develop pest management plans for complex or high risk operations
 CPPPMT3005 (Unit 5)  Manage pests without applying pesticides
 CPPPMT3006 (Unit 6)  Manage pests by applying pesticides
 CPPPMT3007 (Unit 7)  Implement pest management plans for complex or high risk operations
 CPPPMT3017 (Unit 17)  Maintain, service and repair pest management equipment
 CPPPMT3018 (Unit 18)  Maintain equipment and pesticide storage area in pest management vehicles
 CPPPMT3026 (Unit 26)  Select pest management vehicle and equipment
 CPPPMT3043 (Unit 43)  Prepare and present pest management proposals for complex or high risk operations

Elective units of competency.

The following are the Units usually taken up by the industry. You can also choose alternatives if you wish. Please see  alternatives below:

Unit code Unit title
 CPPPMT3008 (Unit 8)  Inspect for and report on timber pests
 CPPPMT3010 (Unit 10)  Control timber pests
 CPPPMT3019 (Unit 19)  Organise and monitor pest management operations
 CPPPMT3029 (Unit 29)  Plan and schedule pest management operations


Unit code Unit title
 AHCVPT306A  Apply animal trapping techniques
 CPPCMN3001  Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Other Elective units available

Unit code Unit title
 CPPPMT3011  Manage organisms by applying fumigants to commodities and environments
 CPPPMT3042  Install physical termite management systems