Bat Damage Management | Florida Approval #28747

$24.00

1 CEU: Click COURSE DETAILS for approved categories
The site of a bat hanging around a structure can be unnerving to most clients. Finding one inside a home is even more unsettling and can send the homeowner into a panic. This course will talk about the identification of bat issues, fundamentals of bat control, and a few health issues that can be quite costly for wildlife control operators and clients.

Description

Bat Damage Management


This course is approved for 1 CEU in the following categories:

  • Commercial General Household Pests
  • Limited Certification Structural Pest Control
  • Limited Wildlife Trapper

Max CEU: 1


Course Description

The site of a bat hanging around a structure can be unnerving to most clients. Finding one inside a home is even more unsettling and can send the homeowner into a panic. This course will talk about the identification of bat issues, fundamentals of bat control, and a few health issues that can be quite costly for wildlife control operators and clients.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Effectively pre-qualify a client to determine the potential presence of bats.
  • Outline to the client the necessity to capture the bat alive.
  • Describe the common signs found when bats are present.
  • Describe the common diseases and ectoparasites associated with bats.

Chapter 1

Lesson 1 

  • Bat Identification
    • Ears
    • Tail
    • Feet
    • Coloration
    • Forearm
  • Bat Abilities
  • Rabies in Bats
  • Bat Capture
    • ?Tube Method
    • Hand Method
    • Elevated Bat Capture

Lesson 2 

  • Rabies in Bats (cont.)
  • Finding Lone Bats
  • Disease Management
  • Bats and the Law
  • Pre-Qualifying Clients
  • Bats Inside Homes
  • Locating Bat Exits
    • ?Droppings
    • Rub marks
    • Urine
    • Smell
  • ?Mouse Droppings vs Bat Droppings
  • Where Bats Roost
  • Bat Signs
  • Inspection
    • ?Bat urine
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Bat Guano

Lesson 3 

  • Histoplasmosis
  • Disease Prevention – Respirators
    • Histoplasmosis
    • How Much Protection?
  • Disease Management
    • Bat Traps
    • Roosting Bats
  • Eviction of Colonies
  • Bat-Proofing Buildings
    • Materials for Bat-Proofing
    • Excluding Bats – Net Method
    • Excluding Bats – Tube Method
    • Cautions
  • ?White-nose Syndrome
  • Ectoparasites
    • ?Bat bugs
    • Bat ticks
    • Fleas
  • ?Building Bat Houses
  • Marketing
  • Discussing Bats with Clients

Final Assessment 


Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 8am and 6pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-727-7104 or send an email to info@onlinecti.com. Email responses will usually be returned promptly, but guaranteed within one business day.

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