(A) Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 200 Guided Learning Hours (200)
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What Will I Learn?

Have a clear understanding of the fundamentals of pest control
Learn about pesticide controls
Learn about the agricultural pesticide application
Gain insight into common pesticide applications and methods
Have an understanding on the safety and health measures that has to be practiced while incorporating pest control in agriculture
Insight into EPA and WPS required training
Learn about beneficial insect identification
Understand about pests such as honey bees, Africanised honey bees, wasps, cotton insects and other common crop insects and how to control them

Overview

Pest control refers to the activities that are taken in order to control and manage the species known as pests. Pests are a part of the animal kingdom that hinder or greatly impact the activities of human beings. Pests are also responsible for some of the illnesses that frequently occur in humans around the world. Therefore, appropriate methods and strategies have been identified and implemented in order to sufficiently control pests and the associated harm. Pest control is mainly implemented through cultural, biological and chemical means.

Pest control is very important aspect of agriculture. A considerable amount of the agriculture foods are consumed by pests each year. These pests also carry dangerous diseases that can be easily transmitted to humans by consuming food that have been in contact with these pests. The Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4 will educate farmers on pest control and raise awareness as it plays a huge role in their harvest. Extensive knowledge regarding pest control is also important in order to embark on a successful career in agriculture or pest control in agriculture.

The Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4 will give learners in-depth information on the fundamentals of pest control. Learners will be introduced to pesticide controls and the application of agricultural pesticide. Have a clear understanding about the common crop insects and how to control them. The course will give insight into EPA and WPS training. Learners can also discover safety and health practices that have to be followed while incorporating pest control in agriculture.

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  • Non-regulated provision;
  • And training programmes.
This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check. It is to ensure that the courses offered are meeting the defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification. Yet, it may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence. It is towards the Recognition of Prior Learning. The learning outcomes of this course have been benchmarked. It is if you wish to progress your studies on this subject.  This is at Level 3 against level descriptors published by the Quality License Scheme. It is to:
  • First, state the depth of study;
  • Second, it is the level of demand/complexity involved;
  • Third, it is in the successful completion of the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality License Scheme for:

  • High-quality;

  • Non-regulated provision;

  • And training programmes.

This course is not regulated by Ofqual. Hence, it is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition. For example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information, please visit the Learner FAQs. This is on the Quality License Scheme website.

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards.

Why study at Global Edulink?

  • First, Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training;
  • Second, we will give you a great opportunity. It is to put into practice your knowledge and expertise;
  • Third, it can either be in an IT or corporate environment.

You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

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Choose the payment method that best suits you!
  • Full package: A onetime fee of £269.00 can be paid to access this course, which includes the awarding body registration fee and assessments fee.
  • Installment basis: The total price is £278.00, from which an initial fee of £99.00 can be paid to buy the course. The remaining amount can be paid as £179.00 assessment respectively. (Pay in 04 Installments)
  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Farmers
  • Other professionals related to agricultural pest control
  • Anyone willing to learn more about agricultural pest control
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

In order to complete the Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

While the submission of your assignment is compulsory for you to get your Quality Licence Scheme certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04870

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

This certificate will improve your candidature for a number of jobs in agriculture or pest control. You can also use this certificate to progress in your employment or to assist in your higher studies. Below mentioned are some of the jobs this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum/per hour according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner,

  • Farmers – £8.57 per hour
  • Farm Workers – £8.39 per hour
  • Farm Manager – £27,636 per annum
  • Pest Control Technician – £18,743 per annum
  • Agricultural Engineer – £8,99 per hour
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

01. Pesticide Fundamentals Introduction
Pesticide Fundamentals Introduction
02. Agricultural Pesticide Application Information
Agricultural Pesticide Application Information
03. Common Pesticide Applications and Methods
Common Pesticide Applications and Methods
04. EPA Required Training Citation Section
EPA Required Training Citation Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief I – Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission I – Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4
05. PPE, Safety and Health Section
PPE, Safety and Health Section
06. WPS Required Training Section
WPS Required Training Section
07. Beneficial Insect Identification
Beneficial Insect Identification
08. Honey Bee Detailed Section
Honey Bee Detailed Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief II – Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission II – Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4
09. Africanized Honey Bee Section
Africanized Honey Bee Section
10. Modern European Bee Hive Section
Modern European Bee Hive Section
11. Bee Control Section
Bee Control Section
12. Bee-Related Inspections Section
Bee-Related Inspections Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief III – Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission III – Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4
13. Wasp Identification Section
Wasp Identification Section
14. Common Crop Insects and Pesticide Controls
Common Crop Insects and Pesticide Controls
15. Cotton Insect and Related Pest Identification
Cotton Insect and Related Pest Identification
16. 1 node Ant Identification and Control Section
1 node Ant Identification and Control Section
17. 2 node Ant Identification and Control Section
2 node Ant Identification and Control Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief IV – Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4
☑ Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission IV – Agricultural Pest Control at QLS Level 4

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