Timber pest manager

Study Type


Course Duration

Up to 6 months

Or 80 nominal hours


Course Fee

$2,200 full-fee

Designed For

Pest inspectors

Pest managers


  • Nationally recognised qualification
  • Awarded a Statement of Attainment
  • Payment plan available

Course Outcome

By successfully completing this course, students will have the ability to comprehensively apply their knowledge and skill across the operations of the pest business.


Completing students will be issued a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment. With their certification, students may seek insurance coverage from their provider and discuss licensing options with their state licencing authority.

Mode of Assessment

The course units are assessed individually through the online portal, and consist of:

  • Theory: Questions
  • Application: Case Study
  • Practical: Video Assessment
  • Student logbook (TPM): 10 pest inspections & (minimum) 1 treatment (completed under an accredited supervisor).

Course Entry

All students must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) number and may be required to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment.

Work Placement

To ensure our students can apply their pest control course training in an industry environment, Rapid Training requires all students to either be employed or have pre-arranged and documented work placement*, under a licenced technician.

*A letter or email, from the licenced/accredited technician must be provided to confirm work placement.

Units of Competency

CPPPMT3008 Inspect for and report on timber pests
CPPPMT3010 Control timber pests

Training, Resources and Support

All required pest control course materials are contained on our online training portal comprising of interactive and engaging content.

​For additional support and reference, it is recommended that students purchase the textbook: “Australian Termites”.


Available to students are monthly webinars by our industry trainers, which cover course topics and allow for Q&A. Students can email trainers anytime for support or direction.

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Timber Pest Manager Course Information 

This pest control course is recognised nationally

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