Root Cause Analysis

A survey will tell you where pests may be, but a Root Cause Analysis (RCA) will tell you why they are there. Understanding through RCA will ensure that your integrated Pest Management Strategy is robust and reliable, adding value to your service and reputation.

Species Spotlight – Cockroaches

This course builds on the fundamentals discussed in previous lectures, and focuses on the four most commonly found pest species of cockroach in the UK, their biology behaviour and control techniques.

Species Spotlight – Intruder Pests

There are many species of insect out there that are not classic pests that will still intrude into your homes. This course looks at the most commonly encountered species, who they are and what we can do about them.

Fundamentals of Pest Biology

Know your Foe! The best way to successfully manage any pest, is to understand what it is that drives them.

PEST ID Day

Learn how to identify the most commonly encountered public health pests using a range of skills from dichotomous keys to a little bit of magic.

Be Your Own Boss – Starting your Business in Pest Management

This course has been designed to walk you through the 5 key stages of how to prepare and set up your own Pest Management business in the UK. Delivered with straightforward explanations along with practical tools and tips, you will be guided through each section with plenty of opportunities for Q & A so that you will leave the course ready to become your own boss!

Mastering Marketing: How to Successfully Market your Pest Management Business

This course has been designed to guide you through how to plan and develop your own Marketing strategies and campaigns in Pest Management which will return measurable outcomes. Delivered with straightforward explanations along with useable practical tools and tips, you will be workshopped through each section with plenty of opportunities for Q & A and solution finding. When you leave the course you will be ready to become your own Marketing Director!

Overcoming Resistance

This course looks at the fundamentals of rodenticide and insecticide resistances to the active materials used in the UK and the how we can build strategies to break these resistances.

Species Spotlight – Pests of Stored Products

This course builds on the fundamentals discussed in previous lectures, and focuses on the most commonly found pest species of stored product pests in the UK, their biology behaviour and control techniques.

Species Spotlight – Flies

This course builds on the fundamentals discussed in previous lectures, and focuses on the most commonly found pest species of flies both large and small, their biology behaviour and control techniques.

Advanced Insect Biology

Ever wondered how insects, exist? How can something with no bones walk around? What on earth is that jelly inside them? Do they even have lungs??!
This day long course will look into the specifics of Insect Biology, how they function, live, reproduce and ultimately how the chemicals and processes we apply in pest control effect them.

Advanced Rodent Biology

How about your rats from your voles? Or your field mouse from dormouse?
In this full day lecture we will have a look at what makes some rodents pests, whilst others arent. We will be having a look at the fantastic biological adaptations in rodents which has made these animals mans closest, but worst friend, for the past 10,000 years.