The Responsible and Effective Control of Commensal Rodents Certification (or RECCR Certificate for short!) is an online exam designed to teach and test individuals and companies on the safe and correct control of rodents (such as rats and mice).
The rodent control course approved by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) and is designed to help people plan and carry out rat and mouse control in agricultural and commercial settings. This course is slightly more in-depth than the Rodent Control on Farms Course and starts learners earlier in the teaching circle.
The online modules and exam is intended to provide a full working knowledge of both preventive and curative methods to be able to plan, implement and monitor a pest control programme that is appropriate to the situation. Helping enable the learner to assess and use the most efficient and safe methods whilst always considering the environment. The course provides an opportunity to gain an industry recognised certificate.
It is the responsibility of anyone carrying out rodent control to be familiar with the relevant legislation concerning the humane and effective management of rats and mice. Whilst guidance is given during the course on the main legislation and its relevance to rodent control, it is essential that those engaged in pest control should keep up to date with changes in legislation that may affect pests or pest control.
This training is suitable to anyone new to rodent control or wishing to develop their skills further. The training is for anyone who wishes to control rodents and undertake pest control predominantly in land-based or related industries.
The training will provide you with an understanding of why it is necessary to control rodents, the biology and behaviour of rodents and legislation associated with rodent control. You will understand what information is required when carrying out a survey and the non-chemical methods available to control rodents as well as the current rodenticides and formulations how they work, how to transport them, safe disposal and the importance of completing documentation.
Once successfully completed and the modules passed a certificate of training is available for download or print. You may pause and continue your online modules at any time.
Once purchased you will receive an email with your confirmation and within 2 business days (usually within 2 hours) you will then receive your online assessment details to take the exam.
E-learning, Online Assement
2.5 to 3 Hours Average Completion
Must have access to a suitable PC, Laptop or Tablet with an internet connection