The NWCOA Rodent Standards Certified course aims to educate Wildlife Control Operators (WCOs) and Pest Control Operators (PCOs) on frequently encountered and often overlooked rodent species. This course discusses the biology, behavior and identification these species as well as the various control methods and exclusion effective for each.
The Rodent Standards Certified Course covers rodent biology, control methods, inspection and ID, habitat management and exclusion, disease, laws, regulations, and toxicants, and much more. This course is a one day, classroom style training course taught by Certified NWCOA Instructors. Upon completion of this course and successful passing of a test, the WCO will become NWCOA Rodent Standards Certified. Successful students will also receive a certificate of completion and have use of the logo mark in marketing materials.
Topics Covered in this Course
- Rodent Biology
- Laws, Regulations, and Toxicants
- Control Methods
- Inspection and Identification
- Habitat Management and Exclusion