Essential Pest Awareness

Duration: 45-60 minutesCPD Logo

BRC Global Standard for Food Safety, Issue 7, January 2015
Clause 4.14.11: Employees shall understand the signs of pest activity and be aware of the need to report any evidence of pest activity to a designated manager.

Course aim

Designed with food production, maintenance, warehousing and retail employees in mind, this course, aims to impart the key facts concerning those pests that may present a threat in a food manufacturing, storage or retail environment.

Course objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to understand:

  • Why controlling pests is important
  • How they enter premises
  • What they need to survive and multiply
  • The basic principles of Integrated Pest Management
  • Rodent and insect pest facts, including spotting signs of their presence
  • The role of the individual in a successful IPM programme

An assessment comprising 15 questions, with a pass mark of 80%, allows verification that the essential knowledge has been acquired. A certificate is issued automatically when a pass is achieved.

This course has been accredited by The CPD Certification Service, so can now be used as evidence for professional development within schemes run by such organisations as CIEH and IFST.

How to order

1-10 licenses £35.00 + VAT (members), £40.00 + VAT (non-members)
11-50 licenses £25.00 + VAT (members), £30.00 + VAT (non-members)

To view a few sample slides from this course, click HERE

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