Killgerm have once again consolidated their status as the leading and most innovative provider of pest control training in the UK. In May last year, Killgerm launched the first ever RSPH Level 3 Diploma in Pest Management and are now delighted to announce the very first successful candidate. Wayne Penrose, from Northumbria Pest Control Ltd, Hexham, has made history and is currently the only pest controller in the country to have achieved this elevated and prestigious qualification.
Speaking for the Killgerm’s Technical and Training Department, Company Biologist, Mark Butler said, “We are absolutely delighted to be the first training provider to offer this qualification. The Level 3 Diploma in Pest Management has been designed to enable competent pest controllers to move beyond Level 2 and for them to demonstrate their competence and professionalism. Wayne Penrose is an exceptional individual who has worked hard and without doubt thoroughly deserves the qualification.”
When asked about his fantastic achievement Wayne said, “Although it meant a lot of hard work, I have always enjoyed a challenge. The Level 3 enthused me from the very start and has allowed me the freedom to express my skills, knowledge and experience. It feels fantastic to be the first person to get the Level 3 and I was supported throughout by Killgerm. Now I have gained the qualification, I feel this will be of enormous benefit both to me and to my company.”
Speaking for RSPH, Dr Richard Burton said, “RSPH is pleased to be able to award the L3 Diploma in Pest Management to Wayne. Both Wayne and the team at Killgerm should be proud of their achievement. The L3 Diploma is designed to build on the L2 Award and Certificate and enables experienced pest controllers to use their everyday work activities to produce a portfolio of evidence that demonstrates their knowledge and competence. It is a qualification that all pest controllers should seek to achieve.’
Killgerm are very proud to be leading the industry yet again, however, this is a reflection not only of much hard work and innovation from within Killgerm’s Technical Department but also from associates such as John Charlton and the RSPH.