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Building & Pest Inspector
Here are some quick facts about our courses!
Do I need advanced computer skills? Absolutely not! Our online learning platform is built of any level of user and guides you through each of the units you need to complete.
Are our courses 100% online? Our building inspector course is 100% online. Our pest inspector course is about 90% online and 10% practical. You are required to fill out a practical workbook as part of the course and accompany a Pest Management Technician to a number of pest jobs.
How long does the course take to complete? Our building inspector course is roughly 20 hours (2-3 weeks of part time study) and the full pest inspector course is about 100 hours (6-8 weeks of part time study).
Why Study with AIT?
We are Australia’s only education platform that allows students to undertake their building and pest qualification online.
AIT is set up for those wanting to become building and pest inspectors but can’t afford the time off work, travel and accommodation required to attend in-house courses that could take up to a 2-3 weeks full time to complete.
With AIT you can complete the same course content online in your own time and at your own pace.
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In Australia, there is no national building and pest licence.
We provide the appropriate training that you need for the state you live in. Have a read through our course outlines and discover what course is required for your state.
Why Become a Building & Pest Inspector?
Becoming an inspector is a great career progression for builders who want to change up their routine and stop dealing with and managing subcontractors, suppliers and clients.
If you think it’s time to put down the tools, but you still want to use your builders licence and knowledge, then building and pest inspections could be the right path for you!
Completing the necessary courses and units for your state can give you the opportunity to earn a great wage, without being on the job full-time. Luckily for you, there has never been an better time to become an inspector with our online platform.
Become a building inspector today
Western Australia requires pest inspectors who want to gain a Full Pest Technician Licence to completed their Certificate III in Urban Pest Management.
We currently don’t offer all of the units required for this course. However, we offer the units required to gain a Provisional Licence. Simply study our General Pest Management Course to gain the prerequisites needed for this licence.
You are only legally required to complete all courses if you are a builder in Queensland or plan to carry out inspection work in Queensland. However, the building inspector course and each of our pest courses are open for all builders in any state to complete who want to gain extra knowledge and demonstrate their qualifications to potential clients.
QLD – Queensland builders must complete the building inspector course as well as the general pest management and termite & timber pest management courses to be eligible for both licences.
NSW – In New South Wales you must complete the general pest management course to be eligible for your licence.
ACT – In the Australian Capital Territory you must complete the general pest management and termite & timber pest management course to be eligible for your licence.
VIC – In Victoria you must complete the general pest management course to be eligible for your licence.
TAS – In Tasmania you must complete the general pest management course to be eligible for your licence.
SA – In South Australia you must complete the general pest management course to be eligible for your licence.
NT – In the Northern Territory you must complete the general pest management course to be eligible for your licence.
WA – Western Australian builders need to complete a Certificate III in Urban Pest Management in order to gain a Full Pest Technician licence. We do not offer all units needed to complete this certificate at this time. WA builders can complete our general pest management course to gain their Provisional Pest Licence.
We offer students two payments options. Students can either pay through the website using their PayPal account and inputting their card details to make an upfront payment, or they can set up a 12 week direct debit through the website.
Each of these payment methods can be accessed by selecting a course, proceeding to payment, filling out your details and selecting the payment option you want.
At the end of your pest inspection course you are required to undertake practical experience with a licensed Pest Management Technician. You are required to fill out a log book and the tasks set out within the course.
You will need to organise this practical task by contacting your local Pest Management Technician and organising days you can accompany them to jobs.