New Zealand Certificate in Pest Operations (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Pest Operations (Level 3)

With New Zealand gearing up to become predator-free by 2050, landowners are facing a massive shortage of trained pest control operators and this programme will gear you up with the base skills and tools to get you started

You’ll learn trapping and poisoning techniques for controlling rats, rabbits, stoats and ferrets – some of our most destructive animal pests, as well as methods for controlling pest plants. With a mix of theory and hands-on learning, you’ll also cover topics such as animal physiology.

Entry Requirements

  • Open entry.
  • Students are required to hold a current restricted drivers licence. 

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This qualification is offered by WITT.

From 2023, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review as part of the reform of vocational education training. This is to ensure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme, short course or micro-credential you have enrolled in may change over time.

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