Aluminium Phosphide (Talunex and Phostoxin)
Rabbit and Mole Gassing
Earn a qualification in the safe use of a potentially dangerous product with our specialist course.
Aluminium phosphide is a dangerous compound. Used incorrectly, it can be hazardous to the health and safety of users, the public and non-target animals.
Our course is ideal for anyone using aluminium phosphide in a commercial environment, such as pest control operatives, farmers, gamekeepers, and greenkeepers.
We will provide you with a full working knowledge of the relevant commercial products and application equipment. Key safety issues will be covered, as will the storage, transportation, and application of the compound. Your competence in the activity will be assessed through practical observation and short answer questioning.
Accreditation: Level 2 Lantra Qualification
Course Duration: 1 Day + Assessment on Following day
Maximum number participants: 10
Assessment: Practical and Theory questions.
Worth noting: Recent changes in legislation require learners who complete our course to own the relevant equipment before they can then use aluminium phosphide.
What will be covered?
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Store, transport and apply aluminium phosphide against vertebrate pests
- Work with minimum risk to you, your colleagues, the public and non-target animals
- Recognise the symptoms of phosphine poisoning
- Apply technical and operational controls to avoid exposure to phosphine poisoning
- Identify target animals and undertake a survey to determine their presence
- Interpret product labels
- Know how to apply a treatment safely and effectively
- Retain appropriate records.
The full cost of the course is to be paid before the start of the course.
If you cancel your place you will be liable for 100% of the cost. Unless a cancellation is received in writing 14 days prior to the commencement of the course.