Certificate III in Urban Pest Management

CPP30119

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $5000

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Average Course Duration: 18 Months

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Australian Apprenticeships
This course is available as an Australian Apprenticeship. The fee and duration of an Australian Apprenticeship may differ in each state or territory – view more details.
Description

This qualification reflects the role of pest management technicians who are required to identify common urban pests, assess pest problems, consider pest management options, develop pest management plans, liaise with customers and implement pest management strategies.

In most cases, technicians work alone with responsibility for managing chemicals and equipment used for pest management and stored in pest management vehicles.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to pest management in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates of this course who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay.

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

Jobs

Graduates of the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

Technicians and Trades Workers

37.8%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Labourers

29.2%

Labourers
Machinery Operators and Drivers

10.4%

Machinery Operators and Drivers

Industries

Graduates of this course are most often employed in:

Administrative and Support Services

95.2%

Administrative and Support Services
Arts and Recreation Services

4.8%

Arts and Recreation Services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 

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JobTrainer

If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
Select a state or territory for more information.

VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Property Services Career Pathway

Certificate III in Urban Pest Management is in the Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Property Services .


Stream

Pest Management

Certificate II

Diploma

Advanced Diploma

Stream

Real Estate/Agency
Property Operations & Strata Management
Security
Surveying & Spatial Information Services
Waste Management
Cleaning Operations
Fire Protection Equipment/Systems
Building Design, Accessibility & Sustainability
Pool & Spa Services

Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Employment and Workplace Relations".



Australian Apprenticeships


Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

 


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