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Lantra Awards Rabbit and Mole Control, Trapping Techniques


This course is designed to develop the skills  required to control rabbits and moles using physical methods.

Course content:

  • The biology of rabbits and moles providing an understanding of the reasons why they need to be controlled
  • Legislation associated with rabbit and mole control
  • The types of non-chemical methods available to control rabbits and moles and when it would be appropriate to use each method
  • The use of physical methods in rabbit and mole control

Please note that this course does not cover the use of metallic phosphides (aluminium phosphide) candidates wishing to use this substance will need to achieve the City & Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control by 2015.

Bespoke sessions can also be organised to take place either at a client's premises or at Askham Bryan Colleges site in York.The training will provide the knowledge to be able to plan and carry out rabbit and mole control. It will provide the student with a full working knowledge of both preventative and curative methods to be able to plan, implement and monitor a control programme that is appropriate to the specific situation using efficient and safe methods and with due regard to the environment.  The training is suitable to learners new to trapping rabbits and moles or anyone who wishes to develop their skills further in the techniques used to trap rabbits and moles effectively.

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400