Lantra Awards - Technical Award in Responsible and Effective Control of Commensal Rodents
This Award is designed to allow the user to plan and carry out rat and mouse control. It is intended to provide full working knowledge of both preventive and curative methods to be able to plan, implement and monitor a control programme that is appropriate to the situation, assessing and using the most efficient and safe methods and with due regards to the environment.
From 1 June 2016 any rodent control using professional second generation anticoagulent rodenticides must be carried out by a person with a recognised award in the use of rodenticides.The Lantra award is approved and can be trained and assessed in one day.
For those on Farm Assured Schemes, with audited rodent control, this regulation comes into effect in 2018.
Information about the Lantra course is found here
The course provided at BMR covers rodent control in great depth and with an excellent discussion of practical application.
For further background information please visit website The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU) and the Health & Safety website
BMR now provides Lantra Technical Awards online. Please call the office to book online training. This is available with your BMR member discount.
Training is also available for non-members.