Parasitic species encountered in the Domestic Environment. 


Concentrating on fleas, bedbugs, mosquitoes, midges, lice, and ticks.

 35 IASIS CPE Points


Content of training course:
  1. To understand how these parasites can affect householders. Mental and physical well-being.
  2. To realise the importance of identifying the correct species to provide the correct control measures.
  3. Identifying commonly mistaken species.
  4. Common spider identification and potential harmful introductions.
  5. Examination of various flea species and immature stages.
  6.  Biology of parasitic species – mouthparts, legs, sensory mechanisms.
  7. Locating infestations within the domestic situation – indoors and outdoors.
  8. To use appropriate monitoring techniques to capture specimens and gauge extent of infestation and efficiency of treatment over time.
  9. Gather background on history of infestation and possible spread to/from neighbouring premises.
  10. To discuss types of treatment – insecticide application, physical measures, changing outdoor influences (bird feeding, nests).
  11. Identifying appropriate client instruction.
  12. Identifying appropriate PPE.
  13.  Study and explanation of life cycles to provide optimum control measures.
  14. Skin bites and irritation.
  15. Lyme disease recognition.
​This course will be delivered by Paul Moore Entomologist.
Paul is one of our lecturers who has more than 40 years of experience in the Pest Control industry when dealing with insects.
Course will Concentrate on fleas, bedbugs, mosquitoes, midges, lice, and ticks.
On display will be preserved specimen samples

10th December 2019  

Holiday Inn Antrim


12th December 2019 Tallaght Business Centre Dublin.

Expert Training includes:

Morning Tea/Coffee

Light lunch

Afternoon Tea/Coffee



NPTA Member Discount



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