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Pest Control Licence - Technician - Victoria

Description

You will need this licence if you intend to carry on the business of controlling, destroying or repelling pests as a pest control operator. There are three types of licence authorisations which may be listed on the licence depending on the type of pest control work to be undertaken and qualifications of the licence holder:

  • pesticides (excluding fumigants) formulated for the control of arthropods, rodents, birds and fungi, which are used to control pests (other than pest animals)
  • pesticides formulated for the control of pest animals
  • pesticides in the form of fumigants.

Additional licence authorisations may be added to an existing licence upon written request and upon satisfying the qualification requirements for that additional authorisation.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must:

  • be a natural person
  • provide evidence that the prescribed qualifications have been attained
  • show that you are a fit and proper person for the position
  • provide any additional required information.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

There are additional requirements relating to pesticide and chemical storage, use and transport of pesticides, application equipment, personal protective equipment and other safety items, maintenance of specified records, lodgement of specified returns, and facilitating the conduct of routine inspections by the agency.

Duration

3 years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $715.50

Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 Victoria

Lodgement process

Apply

Please lodge your application form, fee, a certified copy of relevant qualification certificates and a colour photograph of yourself (that meets the specified requirements) directly with the Agency.

Additional information

You will need to notify the local registration authority if you intend to rely on automatic deemed registration (mutual recognition) to carry out activities that this licence permits.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Pesticide Safety Program

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.