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.

Click here to download the CSJK reading list.

Available as an In House Training Option


The Control and Eradication of Japanese knotweed Training Dates

Month Date 
November 2018  Tues 6th – Weds 7th **FULL**
November 2018  Tues 13th – Weds 14th **FULL**
January 2019 Tues 15th – Weds 16th
March 2019 Tues 5th – Weds 6th
October 2019 Tues 8th – Weds 9th
November 2019  Weds 13th – Thurs 14th


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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