Face to Face
Termite & Timber
Pest Management Course
Termite & Timber Pest Management Course
We recommend you complete the General Pest Management course first, however this is not a requirement in most states.
After completing all your training and assessment, you will receive a Statement of Attainment which can then be submitted to your government licensing office to receive your Pest Management Licence. Please contact us for more information.
To achieve the requirements for Termite & Timber Pest licensing, you will need the following units:
CPPUPM3008 (Unit 8) Inspect for and report on timber pests
CPPPUM3010 (Unit 10) Control timber pests
The usual program is:
Five (5) days classroom-based theory course which will include theory by way of engagement with the trainer and learning materials, as well as written assessments and practical assessment.
While some practical training and assessment is included in the classroom courses, the student is expected to gain some practical experience by working in the field and/or attending:
Three (3) – Four (4) days attending practical experience; and
Two (2) day practical assessment workshops offered by MPL. This also forms part of their Final assessment.
Timber Pest biology and control including termites, borers and wood decay fungi
Australian Standards and other documents pertaining to timber pests
Inspection and reporting of timber pests
Options and proposals for timber pest management
Set up and monitoring of termite programs
Overview of termite management to new buildings
'Hands-on' timber pest identification including a variety of timber pest specimens
Hands on Timber Pest Inspections and Timber Pest Management Programs
Completion of the Course
To complete the course you will need to:
Attend all daily sessions
Bring your own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Complete theory and practical booklets as well as a knowledge quiz covering what you need to know to be a Timber Pest Management Technician
Enrol and pay separately* to attend our Three (3) – Four (4) Day Work Experience and Two (2) Day Practical Assessment workshops in order to participate in your on-site assessment
Alternatively, there is opportunity to work with your industry supervisor to provide photographic and video evidence of your work experience and practical assessments.
You have up to 12 months to complete this course. The course may also be completed by correspondence training, please contact our office for more details.
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