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To gain an understanding of the attributes and practical operation of an effective pest management program – an essential pre-requisite for any Food Safety Management System.


3 Hours Online

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for food industry personnel involved in QA management, production, operations or in-house housekeeping and hygiene.


There are no entry requirements for this course, although we do also advise the completion of other food safety courses such as Allergens, Shelf Life Validation, Principles and Applications of HACCP or Validation and Verification for a more complete understanding of food safety in the workplace

Course Objectives

  • Understand the necessity for proper pest control in the food industry
  • Understand the relevant regulatory framework addressing pest control
  • Understand the considerations for setting up a pest control program
  • Understand the pre-requisites for setting up a pest control program
  • List the common pests to guard against and understand the hazards they pose
  • Understand the main considerations for implementation of an effective pest control program

Course Content

  • This course will assist companies to develop and understand the importance of a robust Pest Control Management plan and covers the following topics:
    • Pest Control in the Food Industry
    • Regulatory Aspects of Pest Control
    • Considerations for a Pest Control Program
    • Pre-Requisite Programs
    • Common Pests
    • Implementing a Pest Control Program

What are the benefits of online learning?

  • Practical Job Aids – Tools and templates are available as printable documents which learners can use a job aids
  • Convenient & Cost Effective – Your organisation does not need to pay for travel or accommodation and you do not need time out of the office
  • Anytime, Anywhere, Anyplace – Learning is convenient and can be delivered on demand, when and where it is needed, both on and off site
  • Time Reduction – Learning can be delivered as ‘just in time’ training, reducing the period between the learning and application of the knowledge or skills
  • No Risk Environment – An online learning environment allows employees to safely master skills before applying them in actual situations
  • Motivation
    • Clearly defined learning objectives at multiple levels, including the course, module and lesson levels
    • Interactive lessons and media elements, will get learners involved more quickly and keep them motivated to continue
    • Interactivities have been designed to engage the learner in the content and for the purpose of application of knowledge
  • Self-Paced – Learners are able to complete the course at their own speed. The course is designed to help facilitate learning through the content on the assumption that there is no face to face facilitator
  • Self-Directed – Self-directed learning allows for time to reflect and develop a deeper understanding of the material
  • Flexible Access
    • Allows learners to access and review the lessons they need at times convenient to them
    • Content can be revisited as often as desired within the 12 month license period
  • Practical Application
    • The learning strategy recognises that adults learn best when training is practical and focused
    • The case study approach helps to convey complex theoretical concepts in a practical and immersive way.

Style of Delivery

Specific graphics and relevant audio are used to aid visual and audio learners.


All delegates will be awarded a certificate verifying attendance and completion of the course.

Booking & Course Fees

Please enroll and follow our registration process to sign up for the course.

£149.00 + VAT

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