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Online Surveyors Training: Herbaceous Invasive Plants

In the UK we have a range of invasive species that surveyors working within the industry should be aware of and be prepared to provide appropriate remediation options. Japanese knotweed may be the most well-known but do you feel confident when identifying Himalayan Balsam, Giant Hogweed or Hemlock? 

Aimed at those already working within the invasive weed sector, this online course will expand your skill and knowledge when working with these invasive species. 

For further information on this course, continue down this page. Should you wish to disucss this course further, contact our training team on 01480 4000 or click the botton below to contact us online.

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Who is this course aimed at?

This online course is available to both members and non-members, aimed at people with a background in inavsive plants looking to develop their knowledge of herbaceous plants which can cause problems within the UK. This course is perfect for those with a busy schedule where candidates can access their training remotely and enables candidates to complete the modules at their own pace, either in an office or home environment. 

What is included in this online course? 

  • 4 live and interactive training sessions
  • 10 recorded online learning videos delivered by professionals
  • Whole suite of additional & recommended learning materials
  • Covered over a 2-3 week period
  • All at the convenience of a click of a button

Strucuture of the Online Invasive Herbaceous Plants Course

We advise that candidates have already completed the 'Module 0' of our Managment of Japanese Knotweed course, if you have not completed this course please inform the member of the training team you speak to, to arrange this information to be provided. 

Module 4 - Invasive Herbaceous Plants
  • Introduction to Herbaceous Plants
  • Identification, Biology and Ecology of selected species: Himalayan Balsam, Giant Hogweed, Giant Rhubarb, Variegated Yellow Archangel, Hemlock, Ragwort, Field Horsetail
  • Impacts and Risks
  • Considerations when developing a management plan
  • Control Options
  • Waste disposal
  • Re-vegetation
  • Developing an Invasive Weed Management Plan (case study/group activity)

Benefits of this online training

  • Develop knowledge on issues arising from these invasive species. 
  • Understand current remediation options and appropriate management plans
  • Learn how to identify the most commonly found species
  • Guarantee a risk-free training environment for your employees
  • Fits your employee’s flexible lifestyles
  • Reduces your company’s environmental impact

Contact us about this training

To find out more about our invasive herbaceous training or to simply ask a few questions, feel free to contact our training team by calling 01480 400 000 or send us your enquiry by completing our online contact form below.

Alternatively, if you want to book your place now, click on the 'Book Now' button at the top of the page or on any of the 'available dates'. 

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