Basic Pest Management Course – Online

Get your pest control licence with our online course.

Complete the course online at your own pace
Online course accessible 24/7
Graduate and be ready to work
Contact our industry experts for pest control advice
Do you have any questions? Contact us on 1800 309 169

Basic Pest Management Online Course = $1225

14 online modules with online assessments

Face to face practical assessment with one of our industry experts

Portfolio assessment testing the practical aspects of pest management

Detailed demonstration videos, diagrams and pictures to show you how to do the work

Graduate, apply for your pest licence and start work immediately

Get more than just a licence!

Successful completion of our online Basic Pest Management course will enable you to apply for a Pest Technician licence in all states and territories except WA. 

However, unlike some training providers, our quality pest management course has been designed to do more than just get you a licence – it’s been designed to produce a skilled and knowledgeable pest technician. On completion of our online course, rest assured you will feel confident and work-ready.

How this course helps you become ready to work

Uses the latest in adult education techniques

Learn using practical and relevant examples

Easy-to-manage modules

Complete at your own pace (average time three to eight weeks)

Demo videos, diagrams and pictures

Not only the ‘how to’ but watch and listen as experts share tips and experience

Access to our qualified teachers

Access years of on-the-job experience by phone, Skype or email

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We keep it interesting!

We know that ploughing through hours of text is no fun, so we provide our course content in a range of ways including video, diagrams, case studies and practicals.

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Your highly experienced instructors are ready to help

Keith Farrow
Over 35 years of experience

Keith has been working in the pest control industry since 1980. He is a qualified science teacher and has spent several years teaching pest management in both the NSW and Queensland TAFE systems.

Steve King
Over 19 years of experience

Steve commenced his pest management career in 1986 having worked for Rentokil, Flick and Fumapest before operating his own commercial pest control business for five years. He is a fully qualified Workplace Trainer.

Peter Brigden
Over 20 years of experience

Peter has been working in pest control since 1995 working initially for Dow Elanco, where he was involved in termite control, before moving to Amalagmated Pest Control. He is a fully qualified Workplace Trainer.

What you get with this course

What the course offers How this helps you!
24-hour, online access Learn anywhere, anytime – fit study around your life!
Loads of ‘how-to’ videos Practical demonstrations will guide you through the techniques you will need on the job.
No travel or accommodation costs Save money by learning at home and in the office.
Quality content Useful, practical content – our course is designed to help you be a great pest technician because we might insure you one day!
Up to 12 months to complete We have designed the course to be completed in eight weeks or less, but you can take up to a year if you need to.

What does the course actually cover?

Our Basic Pest Management course covers three units from the Certificate III in Pest Management:

  • CPPPMT3005 – Manage pests without applying pesticides.
  • CPPPMT3006 – Manage pests by applying pesticides.
  • CPPPMT3018 – Maintain equipment and pesticide storage area in pest managememnt vehicles

These units have been divided into shorter, easy-to-manage online modules that you can do in your own time and at your own pace.


Course assessment is divided into three parts:

  1. Module tests – to complete a module you will need to successfully pass a set of multiple choice test questions based on the course content.
  2. Portfolio assessment – you will also need to submit some practical work to demonstrate that you can put into practice the knowledge you gained in the modules.
  3. Practical assessment – our trainers will come to you and carry out a practical assessment of the skills you have gained.

Practical assessment elements:

What will I get on completion of the course?

What you get Why you want it
Work confidence! Rest easy, knowing you have the skills to manage pest problems effectively, leading to more satisfied customers and minimal complaints.
A statement of attainment for 3 x Certificate III in Pest Management units Ability to apply for a state or territory Pest Technician’s licence (except in WA*).

* If you are based on Western Australia you are required to complete the full Certificate III to obtain a pest technician licence. Please contact our training team on 1300 309 169 for further details.

Enrol today! 

Or for further information contact our training team on 1800 196 572

Get your Basic Pest Technician’s qualification online for only $1225