Mole Control

Without proper control, moles can cause major damage to crops and turf. Our course covers the key skills required to trap and control these animals without the use of chemicals. You will gain the knowledge needed to plan and carry out mole control. It is ideal for both beginners and those who want to hone their trapping techniques.

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Borders College Certificate of Attendance.


This is a 4 hour course.


Borders College Landbased Department Newtown St Boswells.

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Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Course Content

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify moles and the typical symptoms of the damage caused

  • Understand the lifestyles, habit and habitats of moles

  • Plan, implement and monitor an effective control programme for moles

  • Select and carry out the most appropriate methods of mole control, in line with current legal guidelines and recognised good practice

  • Ensure that all control operations safeguard humans, creatures, plants and the environment


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