Rodent Control on Farms

This Lantra course is approved by the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) Training and Certification Working Group. The course is designed to help people plan and carry out rat and mouse control in an agricultural setting. Successful completion of the course will allow people in the land based sector to purchase rodenticide. 
Course Summary:
It is intended to provide a  full working knowledge of both preventive and curative methods to be able to plan, implement and monitor a control programme that is appropriate to the situation, assessing and using the most efficient and safe methods and with due regard to the environment. This 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 rat and mouse problems. 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.

Target Audience:

Our comprehensive training is for anyone who wishes to control rodents and undertake pest control predominantly in landbased or related industries.


1.5 – 2 hours

Assessment Type:

Online Assessment


Course Delivery

Online Training and Assessment (3 Modules)


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Food and Hospitality Services

Hospitality Training

A new line of work is developing in the food and hospitality sector with courses on food hygiene, insect and pest control, property and environmental maintenance.

These exciting developments are opening new opportunities for people in the food and hospitality sectors to access training and increase their skills.

Prescribed Burning Training

Prescribed Burning

A course Firebreak Services Ltd course aimed to assist gamekeepers, foresters and conservation workers with the safe use of fire in prescribed burning (Muirburn) operations.

It covers:

  • risk assessments
  • fire behaviour and fire effects
  • developing a fire prescription
  • burn planning
  • ignition patterns to limit fire intensity
  • burn day tasks
  • fire control equipment and contingency plans in case a fire escapes control.

Basic Wildfire Fighting

Basic Wildfire Fighting

A well established Lantra training course aimed at helping individuals control wildfires in heather, grass, woodland safely.

The course covers:

  • personal safety
  • fire behaviour
  • tools and tactics
  • rural fire groups and working with Fire and Rescue Services.

The course is aimed at everyone who works in rural areas, from all backgrounds.


Firebreak Services Ltd can assess a landscape to identify assets and values at risk, wildfire hazards and risks, review fire plans, fire maps, firefighting equipment and fire management skills.