Safe use of Aluminium Phosphate

Our one day safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control course has been developed in conjunction with industry and RAMPS (UK) to ensure users of Aluminium Phosphide are adequately trained and leads to the NPTC qualification  . Aluminium Phosphide is a dangerous compound which used incorrectly can be hazardous to the health and safety of users, the general public and non-target animals, therefore it is essential that people are trained properly in the safe use of aluminium phosphide. Competence in the activity is assessed through a practical observation and short answer questioning. Our Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Pest Control training course underpins this qualification.

Instructor: Bill Smith - Richard Strand

Date of Next Course: TBC

Course cost: Training £90 + VAT. Assessment: £140

Who is the course for: The qualification is aimed at anyone who wishes to control vertebrates using aluminium phosphide in a commercial environment and is suitable for pest control operatives, farmers, gamekeepers and greenkeepers, and particularly those who have already undertaken training in the area. This qualification will appeal to people in agriculture, horticulture, conservation, sports management, and related industries where it is necessary to use aluminium phosphide to control vertebrate pests.

Course Content;

  1. Legislation
  2. Personal safety, prevention of contamination
  3. Environment and wildlife protection
  4. Interpreting product labels
  5. Storage, disposal and transport of pesticide containers
  6. Application equipment
  7. Record keeping
  8. Product use, preparation, target species, application
  9. Cleaning equipment and storage


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