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RSPH Level 2 – Safe use of aluminium phosphide for the control of vertebrate pests
Killgerm-Training: RSPH Level 2 – Safe use of aluminium phosphide for the control of vertebrate pests


All users of aluminium phosphide for the control of vertebrate pest species (Brown rats, moles and rabbits) must hold an approved qualification in its safe and effective use. Without an approved qualification aluminium cannot be legally purchased or stored. These restrictions are in place to ensure the safety of the user and others and to ensure the continued availability of the pesticide.

The RSPH safe use of aluminium phosphide for the control of vertebrate pests is the leading qualification which allows the purchase, storage and use of aluminium phosphide containing products (Phostoxin & Talunex).

The qualifications helps candidates to understand the safe and effective use of aluminium phosphide its transport, safety and disposal.

This two-day Killgerm safe use of aluminium phosphide course will enable candidates to understand not only the theory behind the use of aluminium phosphide but to develop their practical skills to apply the product in a safe and controlled manner with the use of dummy products and expert tuition.

The course includes the assessment procedures necessary to be awarded the qualification to use the product.

To be awarded the qualification candidates will need to.

  • Sit a 45-minute short answer exam – to prove their knowledge on the product
  • Produce a portfolio of documentation – to show the necessary documentation can be produced to allow the safe use of the product
  • Carry out a practical application (with dummy tablets) – to show that the product can be applied in a safe and controlled method.

All of these elements will be completed on day two of the training and will be fully supported by your course tutor.

Upon completion of the two-day course candidates exams portfolios and assessment are collated by the tutor and submitted for final approval from an external assessor. Once approval from the RSPH assessor is achieved the product can be legally purchased and used.

What you will learn -

The courses are run in small groups to encourage interaction and discussion and will cover al the necessary elements of the syllabus for the qualification including -

  • The properties of aluminium phosphide.
  • The pros and cons of using aluminium phosphide
  • How to purchase, store and dispose of aluminium phosphide
  • How to use aluminium phosphide safely
  • What documentation is necessary when using the product
  • Complete a review of the target pest species
  • How to conduct a risk assessment to keep yourself and others safe

Who should Attend?

Anyone looking to obtain the Level 2 Safe Use of Aluminium Phosphide for Vertebrate Control Qualification. Those who have taken the qualification in the past and would like to refresh their knowledge to ensure that they actions remain legally compliant.

Qualification: RSPH safe and effective use of aluminium phosphide for vertebrate pest control qualification.
Course Duration: 2 Days

Course Charges: £395.00 + VAT

BASIS Points: 10

BPCA Points: 18

Please click the “Reserve” button to reserve your place on this course.
Alternatively, please contact  Lisa Wales at Killgerm, on 01924 268445  or email


September 2024

Venue: Hampshire
Course Date:
24/09/2024 - 25/09/2024