Control & Eradication of Japanese knotweed Training

Can’t fault the lecturers, very knowledgeable with a lot of experience.”  (course delegate)

Fantastic and really good day. Japanese knotweed surveyor training Day 1 is complete. Awful lot of information to digest.” (course delegate – Nov 2017)

Who is this training course for?

This comprehensive two day training course is aimed at those involved in and with some prior knowledge and experience of the identification, assessment and eradication of Japanese knotweed, and other common invasive species.

Day 1

  • General information on invasive species and their impacts
  • Legislation
  • Site inspection, risk assessment and monitoring
  • Biosecurity
  • Herbicide use
  • Waste management
  • Reports including requirements of a site assessment report, management plan and completion reports
  • Warranties, quoting, insurance and bonds
Day 2
  • Identification and control options for invasive plants: Japanese knotweed
  • Ecology, impacts and identification of Japanese knotweed
  • Other invasive species of which to be aware

This training is suitable foundation study for the CSJK qualification.

Important note: attending this training alone does not entitle an attendee to say they have attained the CSJK qualification. See separate information about attaining the formal qualification via the CSJK examination here.

Available as an In House Training Option


The Control and Eradication of Japanese knotweed Training Dates

Month Date 
October 2019 Tues 8th – Wed 9th
November 2019 Wed 13th – Thurs 14th
January 2020 Tues 21st – Wed 22nd
March 2020 Tues 3rd – Wed 4th
May 2020 Tues 12th – Wed 13th
October 2020  Tues 6th – Wed 7th


Course Fees

Fees for PCA Members
£370 + VAT Training (2 days in Huntingdon)

Fees for non PCA Members
£480 + VAT Training (2 days in Huntingdon)

Please note that there are a limited number of places on each training course and places can only be reserved with full payment.  Please check back here for additional dates as they are announced.

Click below to download a Booking Form or contact Jo or Jade on tel. 0844 375 4301.

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