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Use it before you lose it – Pest Tests expire soon
Use it before you lose it – Pest Tests expire soon
Pest associate editor, Helen Riby, is urging pest professionals who need PROMPT Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points to make the most of the 2019 Pest Tests before they expire on 15 January 2020.
BASIS creates committee to represent members
BASIS creates committee to represent members
BASIS has set up a new committee to provide its members with an opportunity to influence the organisation’s future membership strategy, with an aim to improve its service, while benefitting associated industries.
Online Pest Tests now with automatic marking and CPD
Online Pest Tests now with automatic marking and CPD
Pass an online Pest Test and, from now on your BASIS PROMPT Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points will be added automatically to your training record. This welcome development follows investment by Pest to dispense with the labour intensive manual inputting of test results.
Free training material now available from CRRU website
Free training material now available from CRRU website
The first of the free training materials from the Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide use (CRRU) UK have been published on the CRRU website. The material is being made available in support of the UK Rodenticide Stewardship Regime.
Strong seminar programme at PPC Live 2018
Strong seminar programme at PPC Live 2018
It might only be its third outing but, as we’ve come to expect, PPC Live again had a strong seminar programme. We didn’t get to all the sessions but here’s a run-down of the ones we got chance to listen to.
Compulsory CPD for NPTA members from 2019
Compulsory CPD for NPTA members from 2019
From 2019 all members of the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA) will have to be members of a Continuing Professional Development scheme such as BASIS PROMPT.
Pest control apprentice programme moves forward
Pest control apprentice programme moves forward
Plans to launch a nationwide apprenticeship scheme for pest technicians have taken a major step forward with the publication of a new standard for pest control apprenticeships.
Pest controllers get clued-up at NPTA road show
Pest controllers get clued-up at NPTA road show
Members of the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA) in the Midlands who came along to the Association’s road show at Eastwood Hall on Wednesday 25 May got great value for their membership money. Pest associate editor Helen Riby was in the audience and wondered why there weren’t more at the event.


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