A Master Molecatcher is a unique person who has displayed an interest in obtaining both a theoretical knowledge and practical skills in traditional mole catching . Currently there are no official government qualifications for anyone undertaking mole control by the traditional method of trap use. Many people have an incredible ability to control moles and an in depth knowledge of their target species - the Mole. The Guild of British Molecatchers immediately recognised this and created the opportunity for those people to be acknowledged for this dedication with its accreditation process and training courses. This has culminated in the nationally recognised award of MASTER MOLECATCHER.
"Where man and mole respect each other"
There are and will be those people that will claim that you do not need to have such an in-depth knowledge or even such awards to control moles and this has been displayed by many claiming on web sites and on media sites that they are a Master Molecatcher, this is a self adorned award with all the claims of testimonials and praise to their prowess to remove the humble mole. Only those displaying the Official Master Molecatcher logo have achieved this.
Consideration towards the welfare for any animal is without doubt a key factor in the modern world. It is important to ensure that any form of unnecessary suffering is reduced or removed with any involvement or intervention from man, either in its care or its management.
Mole control should be no different, and this is honestly and openly demonstrated by those people who have or are working to truthfully attain the title MASTER MOLECATCHER
Those members displaying the Master Molecatcher Part 1 logo have worked to attain a recognised theoretical knowledge of the mole and traditional methods for its control.
Those members who have worked to obtain the Full Master Molecatcher award have completed both theoretical and practical evidence assessments and have proven that they operate to provide the highest possible levels of welfare for the mole.