How can I learn pest control?

How can I learn pest control?

A high school degree or equivalent will meet the education requirements for a pest control job. Pest control technicians must be at least 18 years old, per EPA regulations, as revised in 2017. Most states also require a short EPA-approved training course and passing scores on a state licensing exam.

How do pesticides work?

Wear a mask when spraying any pesticide to slow down the inhalation of the particles in the air. Leave the area promptly after spraying any pesticides, especially if they are being used in the home. Air out your home before family members resume living in areas treated by the pesticide.

What is pest control officer?

Pest control technicians are responsible for deploying a variety of methods to eliminate pest problems for their clients. In addition, they manage a daily work schedule to ensure completion of required company objectives and follow strict health regulations to avoid contamination.

What is pest control certificate?

To start a pest control business, you must apply for a pest control license and pass an exam to demonstrate your ability to use chemicals and other means to exterminate vermin properly. ... One can obtain the license within a period of twelve months from the date of application.

Where can I study pest control in South Africa?

PCITA offers Unit standard based Skills Courses on entry level NQF2 and a NQF5 National Qualification in Pest Control, registered with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Pest Control Industries Training Academy (PCITA) also present NQF Level 5 Correspondence Courses.

What licenses do I need to start a pest control business in South Africa?

Must have successfully passed and obtained the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA), approved and accredited, Assistant Pest Control Operator skills program. All Assistant Pest Control Operators must obtain a minimum of 10 CPD points over their respective 12-month registration cycle.