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Requirements for registration as a Pest Management Trained Professional User

Pest Management Trained Professional Users (PMU) offering a pest management service must register with the DAFM by clicking here. The PMU must provide evidence that they are trained professional users and agree to participate in required continuous professional education (CPE) to maintain a valid registration. The registration of PMUs is a necessary step towards ensuring proper training and competence among those who provide a commercial service of pest management.

The minimum industry requirements for registration will change on 1st July 2018, any applications received after this date will only be authorised if the course is Ofqual Level 3.

 

Registration requirements for PMU

Courses accepted UP TO 30th June 2018

  • A (i) - A recognised Ofqual Level 2 training course or equivalent (e.g. IPCA Diploma in Pest Management, RSPH Level 2 Award in Pest Management, etc.)

and

OR

A recognised Ofqual Level 3 training course or equivalent (Lantra Award Level 3 Award in Pest Management Services- Trained Professional User (includes CRRU WA course), RSPH Level 3 in Pest Management, etc.). Note where not specified, Level 3 training courses must be accompanied with the CRRU WA or equivalent course for PMU registration.

Courses accepted FROM 1st July 2018

  • B (i) - A recognised Ofqual Level 3 training course or equivalent (Lantra Award Level 3 Award in Pest Management Services- Trained Professional User (includes CRRU WA course), RSPH Level 3 in Pest Management, etc.).

and

 

Registration requirements for Own Use PMU

There is one approved course for own use:  This is the Lantra certified 1.5 day course in rodent management, 1 day learning, 0.5 day practical from the Lantra Level 3 Award which will be available soon.

 

Registration as a Trainee PMU (New Entrants)