Invasive Non-Native Plants.

Develop your skills in identifying and understanding the law and management of invasive non-native plant species, including Japanese Knotweed and Giant Hogweed.

Invasive Non-Native Plants


Invasive non-native plants (INNPs) if left untreated, can quickly block drains, weaken walls and even damage the foundations of a property. It is essential that property professionals have the necessary skills to not only identify a range of INNPs, but also understand the legal and management aspects of these species, including Japanese Knotweed and Giant Hogweed.

Content overview

  • Identification of high-profile INNPs in the UK
  • Understand management solutions and what they achieve for treating INNPs

Summary


CPD Subject Category:
Housing - Standards, Legal and Valuation


Duration:
30 hours


Study method:
Online


Outcome:
Sava Online CPD Certificate


Cost:
£600.00 + VAT

Details


Why you need this

Invasive non-native plants, if left untreated, can quickly block drains, weaken walls and even damage the foundations of a property. It is essential that property professionals have the necessary skills to not only identify a range of INNPs, but also understand the legal and management aspects of these species, including Japanese Knotweed and Giant Hogweed.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of:

  • Identification of high-profile Invasive non-native plants in the UK (INNPs)
  • Understand the growth and spread of high-profile INNPs and the problems they cause
  • The legal framework in England and Wales relevant to UK INNPs
  • Effective inspection techniques to establish the presence of INNPs
  • Understand management solutions and what they achieve for treating INNPs
  • Understand the impact of high-profile INNPs

Who is it designed for?

  • Professionals working in land and property management, maintenance and contracting etc.
  • Members of RICS and other professional bodies such as CIOB and CABE who provide valuations and survey reports for homeowners and lenders

Delivery

  • The training programme is delivered through Sava Learn, our online learning platform. You will be asked to read, research, watch and listen, and invited to check your knowledge through quizzes.
  • You have complete flexibility as to where and when you undertake your learning.
  • You can enrol on this course at any time and work through the content at your own pace.
  • You will have access to the material for a year from purchase.
  • Training material developed by Dr. Dan Jones, a leading authority on non-native plant species
  • Content includes the use of recommended learning resources

Assessment

There is an online test after completion of the course to demonstrate the knowledge attained.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements.

Cost

The cost of the module is £600 + VAT. This includes all online training material, the test and the award of the Sava CPD Certificate.

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