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Professional Bed Bug Control

e-learning € 57
Duration: 2.5 – 3 hours (E-learning)

This Professional Bed Bug Control e-learning course covers the safe use of chemicals, biology and bed bug control methods. The course will help people plan and carry out effective bed bug control and management. It focuses on the biology and of the insects, their habitats and the reasons for their control. It also highlights some of the risks of bed bug control.

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This Professional Bed Bug Control e-learning course covers the safe use of chemicals, biology and bed bug control methods. The course will help people plan and carry out effective bed bug control and management. It focuses on the biology and of the insects, their habitats and the reasons for their control. It also highlights some of the risks of bed bug control.

Who is the course intended for?
The course is ideal for anyone responsible for managing and controlling bed bugs.
Duration:
2.5 – 3 hours
Training methodology:
This is a self-directed e-learning programme. It requires internet access through PC, tablet or laptop
Assessment:
There are five modules in this course. A minimum score of 70% is required to pass.
Accreditation/Certification:
Upon successful completion, a LANTRA certificate of training will be available to download and print.

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Course Objectives

On the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the risks associated with use of biocides
  • Understand the biology, lifecycle and behaviour of bed bugs
  • List the signs of an infestation
  • List the chemical and non-chemical treatment options

Course Programme:

  • Legislation that affects pest management
  • Common terms for using biocides
  • Public health biocides product labels
  • Safe storage and transport of biocides
  • Disposal of biocides and containers
  • Keeping biocide records
  • Introduction and lifecycle of bed bugs
  • Biology and behaviour
  • Bed bug population changes
  • Signs of an infestation
  • Reasons for control
  • Safety and legislation
  • Non-chemical treatment options
  • Chemical control
  • Commercial bed bug management