Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | Pennsylvania Approval #001PJP

$59.00

4 Hours | Approved for 8 Credits each:  15, 18, 23
This course focuses on the fundamentals of wildlife damage inspection including indentification based on habitat, routes of entry, scat and tracks.  It will help you understand the unique biological and legal risks that are involved with the inspection process in Pennsylvania as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.
Video Course Details

Description

VERTEBRATE STRUCTRUAL PEST CONTROL and ID


COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Description

Wildlife damage inspection is a complex area. The information that follows is designed to focus ONLY on the fundamentals. This is not a book about running your business. It is a technical guide to educate readers about the process and interpretation of sign left by vertebrate animals in human-impacted environments. More information could have been added but would have cluttered the text with minutia only useful in extremely marginal situations.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Become confident in the identification of various vertebrate species based on habitat, routes of entry, scat and track information.
  • Understand and evaluate the physical, biological and legal risks involved in the inspection process.
  • Outline the different types equipment and PPE used in the inspection industry.

Chapter 1 – Getting Started 

  • Know the Wildlife in the Area
  • Equipment
  • PPE

?Quiz 

Chapter 2 – Risks Involved and Phone Inspections 

  • Evaluating Risk: Physical, Biological and Legal
  • Phone Inspections: Information from Clients
  • Structural vs. Non-Structural Damage

?Quiz 

Chapter 3 – On-Site Inspections 

  • Habitat
  • Owners
  • Systematic Inspection: Indoors and Out
  • Noises
  • Odors

?Quiz 

Chapter 4 – Difficult Jobs and Damage Done 

  • Tactics
  • Traps, Glueboards, Track Traps, Cameras
  • Damage According to Time of Year
  • Landscape and Garden Damage

?Quiz 

Chapter 5 – Scat Identification and Eyeshine 

  • Warnings
  • Procedures
  • Features
  • Inclusions
  • Eyeshine

?Quiz 

Chapter 6 – Vertebrate Species

Lesson 1 

  • Bats
  • Eastern Chipmunks
  • Gray and Fox Squirrels

?Quiz 

Lesson 2 

  • House Mice
  • House Sparrows
  • Norway Rats

?Quiz 

Lesson 3 

  • Opossums
  • Pigeon
  • Raccoons

?Quiz 

Lesson 4 

  • Red Squirrels
  • Shrews
  • Starlings
  • Striped Skunks

?Quiz 

Final Exam 


Course instructors will be available by email or telephone between 9am and 5pm 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@traininginstitutesedu.com. Email responses will usually be returned promptly, but guaranteed within one business day.

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