Training is seen as an essential element in supporting the urban and agricultural pest management industries. The training programs offered by Pacific International are developed by people with long term industry experience in pest management and designed to meet the needs of the industry.
This qualification is designed to provide administrative skills as well as the broad core skills and knowledge required in urban pest management roles.
The New Zealand Certificate in Pest Operation (Level 2 Upgrade) Urban Pest Control is delivered through the workplace by Pacific International Technical Division with support from Careerforce.
This qualification update is delivered as a workplace program. This means that the skills and tasks required to be developed by the trainee will be done in the workplace. During the training period you will need to be working in the field as a pest technician, using a range of pest management processes and the appropriate material and equipment. Workplace skills development is an integral part of the training program and will be assessed.
Trainees will cover:
Graduates of the National Certificate in Urban Pest Management (Level 2) only need to complete the following unit standards:
|Unit Standards (Compulsory)||Level||Credit|
|28786 Demonstrate knowledge of the purpose and impacts of urban pest management||3||3|
|28787 Demonstrate knowledge of the legislative framework and regulatory controls governing the urban pest management industry||3||3|
Completion of the training program requires the successful completion of a range of assessments. The assessments are broken down into 3 assessment types:
Workbook knowledge assessment: these are book based assessments designed to determine the level of understanding and knowledge developed during the training process.
To enrol the trainee must meet the following requirements:
To support learning, a literacy evaluation will take place on enrolment and depending on the results, a further assessment may be required
Complete the standalone unit standards application form and pay the following fees: