Course Description

Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control - Level 4

Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control - Level 4 is a course run by South London College, Dublin. It is a 'Online Learning' course with a duration of 200 Guided Learning Hours. Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control - Level 4 gives a Course Qualification of Level 4 Certificate. For more information about Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control - Level 4 at South London College, please review the details below.

Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control – Level 4

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards

Pest control is very crucial in agriculture to protect crops from pests and to increase food production. However, a proper pest control administration requires extensive knowledge and skills, and this Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control – Level 4 (USA Standards) has been developed to equip you with just that. This comprehensive course will sizably educate you on pest control and pest controlling activities to help you kick start a successful career in agriculture or to level up your career within the industry.

This Ofqual regulated course will first lay the fundamentals of pest control and pesticide controls. You will explore the common pesticide application methods to properly administer them in crops and harvest, followed by modules that will disclose the various safety and health measures that has to be practiced while implementing pest control in agriculture.

This course is a wonderful opportunity for you to get your hands on the EPA and WPS required training for agriculture. This course will also discuss about beneficial insect identification to further enhance your knowledge on pest control. By the end of this course, you will possess all what it takes to properly administer pest control for your agricultural crops.

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Global Edulink* has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Global Edulink* to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*South London College is an approved reselling partner for ABC Awards courses under Global Edulink

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales.

Course Curriculum
01. Pesticide Fundamentals Introduction
02. Agricultural Pesticide Application Information
03. Common Pesticide Applications And Methods
04. Epa Required Training Citation Section
05. Ppe, Safety And Health Section
06. Wps Required Training Section
07. Beneficial Insect Identification
08. Honey Bee Detailed Section
09. Africanized Honey Bee Section
10. Modern European Bee Hive Section
11. Bee Control Section
12. Bee-Related Inspections Section
13. Wasp Identification Section
14. Common Crop Insects And Pesticide Controls
15. Cotton Insect And Related Pest Identification
16. 1 Node Ant Identification And Control Section
17. 2 Node Ant Identification And Control Section

Who Is This Course Aimed at?

Job seekers
Other professionals related to agricultural pest control
Anyone willing to learn more about agricultural pest control

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

In order to complete the Diploma in Agricultural Pest Control – Level 4 successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding body (Accreditation)

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers. Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Other benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
Eligible for a TOUM discount card
Free Career Support Service
25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
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Training ProviderSouth London College
Course LocationDublin
Course TypeOnline Learning
Course QualificationLevel 4 Certificate
Course Duration200 Guided Learning Hours
Course Fee199
Entry RequirementsLearners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT. A recognised qualification at level 3 or above in any discipline.
Carear PathThis certificate will improve your candidature for a number of jobs in agriculture or pest control. You can also use this certificate to progress in your employment or to assist in your higher studies. Below mentioned are some of the jobs this certificate will help you land, along with the average UK salary per annum/per hour according to, Farmers – £8.57 per hour Farm Workers – £8.39 per hour Farm Manager – £27,636 per annum Pest Control Technician – £18,743 per annum Agricultural Engineer – £8,99 per hour
Phone+44 203 884 3001
Course CodeQLS-04870
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35-37 Ludgate Hill, London, Dublin, United Kingdom. Eircode: EC4M 7JN

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