Pre-license Courses

Pre-license training is for persons interested in preparing for WSDA pesticide license exams. Regularly scheduled two-day WSU training courses are offered in western and eastern Washington during the winter and early spring. These courses focus on 10 of the 26 WSDA exams:

  • Washington Laws and Safety Exam
  • Dealer Manager
  • Private Applicator
  • Rancher Private Applicator
  • Limited Private Applicator
  • Ornamental & Turf Weed Control
  • Right of Way Weed Control
  • Agricultural Weed Control
  • Ornamental & Turf Insect and Disease
  • Agricultural Insect and Disease

The WSU Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Education Program offers pre-license internet training modules to help prepare for many of the WSDA pesticide licenses exams including Private Applicator, Weed Control, Insect & Disease Control, Aquatics, Pest Control Operator, and Structural Pest Inspector exams.

If you have questions concerning the type of license you need, call the WSDA at 877-301-4555