National ID: CPP30115 | State ID: AWO4


Do you have what it takes to offer the best in pest management?

This qualification will provide students with the practical skills and knowledge to apply pesticides and carry out appropriate pest management treatments for domestic and commercial properties.

You will learn skills in how to advise clients on pest prevention and control, maintain equipment, detect pest damage and the presence of pests in buildings and surrounding areas, and implement a pest management plan.

This course is aimed at existing workers who are currently employed in the industry. It will provide you with the skills to apply for a full pest management license.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

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Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Murdoch
How Traineeship
When Available Semester 2, 2017

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Further study opportunities:

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Provitional license minimum unit

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Manage pests by applying pesticides CPPPMT3006 AVE11

Semester 1

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain, service and repair pest management equipment CPPPMT3017 AVE13
Inspect for and report on timber pests CPPPMT3008 AVE23
Respond to enquiries and complaints CPPCMN3004 AVE17
Install physical termite management systems CPPPMT3042 AVE12
Select pest management vehicle and equipment CPPPMT3026 AVE20
Provide first aid HLTAID003 WG732
Control timber pests CPPPMT3010 AVE24
Maintain equipment and pesticide storage area in pest management vehicles CPPPMT3018 AVE19

Semester 2

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Implement pest management plans for complex or high risk operations CPPPMT3007 AVE10
Assess, advise on options, and develop pest management plans for complex or high risk operations CPPPMT3002 AVE18
Prepare and present pest management proposals for complex or high risk operations CPPPMT3043 AVE14
Manage pests without applying pesticides CPPPMT3005 AVE15
  • This course will not use TAFE Admissions for Semester Two 2017, please apply direct to South Metropolitan TAFE as per below.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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