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  • Endorsed by 'ABC Awards'
  • 200Guided Learning Hours
  • Course Material
  • 17 Number of Modules
  • Assessment Included
  • Course Code QLS-04870

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 – 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 – 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.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

Why study at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise 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.

Who is this course aimed at?
  • Students
  • Job seekers
  • Farmers
  • Other professionals related to agricultural pest control
  • Anyone willing to learn more about agricultural pest control
Entry requirements
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
Access Duration 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.
Method of assessment In order to complete the Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control – 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 ABC Awards accredited certification, you can also receive another CPD & iAP accredited, free e-certificate if you take a 20 multiple choice exam.

Certification At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Course Code: QLS-04870

Accredited body (Accreditation) ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

 

Progression and Career Path 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,

  • 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
Other benefits
  • 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 a TOUM discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
  • Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)

Course Curriculum

01. pesticide fundamentals introduction
Pesticide Fundamentals Introduction 00:00:00
02. agricultural pesticide application information
Agricultural Pesticide Application Information 00:00:00
03. common pesticide applications and methods
Common Pesticide Applications and Methods 00:00:00
04. epa required training citation section
EPA Required Training Citation Section 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
05. ppe, safety and health section
PPE, Safety and Health Section 00:00:00
06. wps required training section
WPS Required Training Section 00:00:00
07. beneficial insect identification
Beneficial Insect Identification 00:00:00
08. honey bee detailed section
Honey Bee Detailed Section 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
09. africanized honey bee section
Africanized Honey Bee Section 00:00:00
10. modern european bee hive section
Modern European Bee Hive Section 00:00:00
11. bee control section
Bee Control Section 00:00:00
12. bee-related inspections section
Bee-Related Inspections Section 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
13. wasp identification section
Wasp Identification Section 00:00:00
14. common crop insects and pesticide controls
Common Crop Insects and Pesticide Controls 00:00:00
15. cotton insect and related pest identification
Cotton Insect and Related Pest Identification 00:00:00
16. 1 node ant identification and control section
1 node Ant Identification and Control Section 00:00:00
17. 2 node ant identification and control section
2 node Ant Identification and Control Section 00:00:00
☑ assignment
Assignment Brief 00:00:00
☑ submit your assignment
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  1. Liam Joseph

    Wonderful Experience

    Wonderful experience. I have been very pleased with what I have been able to learn. Definitely provided the foundation I needed.

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  2. Davy Harrison

    Enriching Learning Experience

    An enriching experience. I was able to gain a good understanding of the safety and health measures that has to be practiced when working with pest control in agriculture.

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  3. Helam Finly

    Learnt a lot

    Learnt a lot of the different types of pests and the best methods which can be used to control them easily.

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