A comprehensive training program in the management of pests in wood. Termites and Other Wood Destroying Pests course provides extensive information on wood-destroying organisms, insects, and diseases common to urban and industrial areas. You will learn about pest prevention and control and arthropod and disease identification. You will also learn about the biology of subterranean termites, drywood and dampwood termites, carpenter ants, powderpost beetles (anobiid, bostrichid, and lyctid), old house borers, round-headed borers, flat-headed borers, and other wood-boring beetles.
Who will benefit from this course?
Professional pest managers
Public building managers
Real estate professionals
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You may enroll at any time. There are no prerequisites. Students have 12 months to complete the advanced course. Participants in this class should expect to study three to five hours per lesson. If you cannot complete the course in 12 months, you may purchase a one-time, six-month extension for $50.
To determine if these courses have been approved for certification, recertification, or continuing education credits in your state, contact your state's pesticide regulatory office or click on our interactive Pest State Certification map
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