Pre-License Programs for Structural Pest Inspectors and Pest Management Professionals

Study Material and License Information

Licensing Guide – fact sheet describing license types, exams, license fees, and testing locations. You can test at several WSDA office locations during the year.

Study materials -WSU study materials are to help prepare for the Washington State Department of Agriculture pesticide license and structural pest inspector exams are a prerequisite for each course. You can order study materials online or download a PDF order form.


WA State Department of Agriculture Exam Title Washington State University (WSU)  Study Material Title Publication Number
Structural Pest Inspector Structural Pest Inspector Manual EM013
Pest Control Operator – General Washington Pesticide Laws and Safety EM012
Pest Management Study Manual for Pest Management Professionals EM019
Pest Control Operator – Structural Washington Pesticide Laws and Safety EM012
Pest Management Study Manual for Pest Management Professionals EM019

Internet Pre-License Courses

Internet pre-license training courses are designed to be used with study manuals to help prepare you for the state exams. Training courses are available for: Structural Pest Inspector, PCO Structural and PCO General.

Visit WSU Structural Pest IPM for additional information about structural pest management and inspections.

Additional Help

For additional course information contact:

For course registration assistance, contact: Conference Coordinator