Diploma in General Pest Control at QLS Level 4

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By Endorsed by "Quality Licence Scheme"
Guided Learning Hour 100 Guided Learning Hours (100)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 9 Number of Modules 9
4.7( 3 REVIEWS )

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What Will I Learn?

Have a clear understanding of pest control and the importance of proper pest control
Learn about pests such as bed bugs, ants, cockroaches, ticks and spiders
Gain insight into common pesticide application
Learn about agricultural pesticide application and aerial application


The Diploma in General Pest Control at QLS Level 4 is designed about main pest species, identifying infestations and different methods of control. The course is suitable for pest control technicians and for individuals who support these technicians although they do not carry it out themselves.

The course will provide learners with valuable information and insight into pest management and control. Have a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a pest control technician. Additionally, it is ideal that everyone has general knowledge on pest control regardless of their profession in order to prevent and implement proper pest control protocols.

The Diploma in General Pest Control at QLS Level 4 is aimed at providing general pest control information to parties involved. The course will cover the important of proper pest control. Additionally, learn about pests such as bed bugs, ants, cockroaches, ticks and spiders. The course will also give learners in-depth knowledge on agricultural pesticide and aerial pesticide.

The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. 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 Quality Licence Scheme, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and 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 on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain 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
  • Individuals working in pest control environment
  • Farm Workers
  • Pest Control Technicians
  • Anyone willing to gain knowledge in general pest control
  • Entry requirements
  • Access Duration
  • Method of assessment
  • Certification
  • Endorsed by
  • Progression and Career Path
  • Other benefits
  • 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 General 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 General Pest Control at QLS Level 4 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

Course Code: QLS-04879

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.

Once you successfully completed the Diploma in General Pest Control at QLS Level 4, you will gain knowledge and skills that will give your career the jumpstart you have always wanted. With this completion you can further expand your education or go onto work in numerous positions that will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com/career-path-planner is given below.

  • 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 Pest Controller
  • Agricultural Pest Control Specialist
Other jobs you can get
  • Pest Control Coordinator
  • Pest Control Advisor
  • 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

1: Pesticide Applicator Observations
Pesticide Applicator Observations
2: Bed Bugs
Bed Bugs
3: Ant Section
Ant Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
4: Cockroach Section
Cockroach Section
5: Tick Section
Tick Section
6: Spider Section
Spider Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
7: Common Pesticides Application Section
Common Pesticides Application Section
8: Agricultural Pesticide Application Section
Agricultural Pesticide Application Section
9: Aerial Application Section
Aerial Application Section
☑ Assignment
Assignment Brief
☑ Submit Your Assignment
Exam Quiz

Students feedback


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    H N

    Harry Nero

    March 04, 2019
    Good Experience

    I was able to gain some valuable information and insight into pest management and control.

    G S

    Gabriella Simon

    March 01, 2019
    Great Experience

    Great course which was full of information about pests and how to manage them. I really enjoyed studying this course with Global Edulink.

    S B

    Shane Brennen

    January 22, 2019
    Amazing Course

    Amazing course which helped me in a great manner. Being a pest control technician, this course taught me a lot about how to do my job better.

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