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What is Japanese Knotweed?

Japanese knotweed is a fast-growing, invasive weed, It is rapidly becoming one of Britain’s most invasive weeds. Japanese Knotweed can remain dormant for over twenty years, but once it begins to grow, it can spread at a pace of 1.2 metres per month and up to a whopping 10cm a day. It develops a series of underground roots and shoots, referred to as rhizomes, which can grow out for several metres from the original stand. It is characteristic by its hollow, purple stems and heart-shaped leaves. If you need more information on this, we have a page dedicated to helping our clients to identify Japanese knotweed.

Why Should I Attend Your CPD Course?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development and is a requirement in most industries. Anyone who is a member of a professional body is likely to have CPD requirements laid out to them. There is usually a set amount of mandatory hours required to complete annually. CPD exists to help people manage and record their own development on an ongoing basis, allowing the individual to reflect and review what they have learnt.

Japanese Knotweed Expert is proud to be a member of the CPD Certification Service. They are the leading institution for CPD accreditation, operating a strict course approval process.

As a result of our 20 years experience in the invasive weed industry, we are now offering a CPD course in which we educate you, the learner, on how to identify Japanese Knotweed. This course is immensely useful for a wide range of professionals, including but not limited to surveyors, solicitors, builders, architect and estate/letting agents.

Further information regarding our CPD course or any other services can be found on our website. If you have any questions please contact us on 0800 1337 444.