Fundamental Course On Vector Management And Control

Course Objective

To train personnel on the vector management and control

Course Details

A. Introduction to Vectors & Overall Vector Situation in Singapore

  • Definition of Vector
  • Important public health vectors
  • Understanding vector-borne diseases
  • Methods of disease transmission

B. General Morphology & Biology of Mosquitoes

  • aedes aegypti
  • aedes albopictus
  • anopheles malculatus
  • anopheles sundaicus
  • culex quinquefasciatus
  • culex gelidus
  • culex tritaeniorhynchus

C. Introduction to Commonly-Used Pesticides and Equipment

  • Commonly-used pesticides
  • Commonly-used vector control equipment
  • Safety on handling of pesticides
  • Personal protective equipment for vector control

D. Integrated Pest Management for Mosquito Control

  • Environmental Control
  • Chemical Control
  • Biological Control
  • Genetic Control
  • Mosquito Surveillance
  • Education

E. General Morphology & Control of Rodents

  • Species of rodents in Singapore
  • Rodent-borne diseases
  • Rodent Surveillance
  • Signs of Rodent Infestation
  • Rodent Control Techniques

F. General Morphology & Control of:

  • Flies
  • Cockroaches
  • Fleas
  • Hornets & Bees

G. Implementing a Vector Management Plan

  • Establishing a baseline survey
  • Resources required
  • Zoning Method
  • Management of PCO
  • Performance Evaluation

H. Field Practical Sessions

  • Practical sessions on identification of potential breeding habitats
  • Practical sessions on recognising signs of rodent infestation

Suitable for

Environmental control personnel

Minimum Entry Requirements


Environmental control personnel

Award / Certification / Accreditation

Certificate of Performance

Fees Payable

$695.50 (with GST)

Funding Incentive


Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at

Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
a) For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
Blk T1A, Level 1
Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 7:30pm

c) Please make cheques payable to “Singapore Polytechnic”. Please cross the cheque and write the Registration Reference ID, Applicant Name and NRIC/FIN number on the back of the cheque. Mail the cheque to:

Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy
500 Dover Road
Blk T1A, Level 1
Singapore 139651

Please note that an administrative charge of $15 will be imposed for any returned cheques from the bank or financial institution.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

3. Withdrawal and Deferment

Withdrawal and deferment notice must be made in writing to the Professional & Adult Continuing Education (PACE) Academy, Singapore Polytechnic via email accordingly:

Online Courses - [email protected]
All other Courses[email protected]

For withdrawal cases, the portion of course fee to be refunded is based on the date of notice as follows:


  • 2 weeks before the commencement of the course - Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks before commencement of the course - 70% refund
  • On or after date of commencement - No refund


  • There will be no refund or transfer of course once the account has been created.

The Singapore Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel or postpone any of the courses. Applicants will be duly notified and where applicable, the full fees will be refunded.

The Singapore Polytechnic also reserves the right to amend the fees charged or the period and duration of the courses.

The data provided to Singapore Polytechnic will be kept strictly confidential and will be used for the purpose of course administration. The data may be passed on to the relevant organisations that require the information related to the course.


Course Date:

25 to 27 Oct 2017,  
Assessment date: 3 Nov 2017, 2pm


Registration Period:

8 Jun to 11 Oct 2017




Duration: 3 days.


Time: 9 am to 5 pm (7 hours)


Venue: Singapore Polytechnic





Fees Payable: $650 (excluding GST)





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