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Pre-License Education

2023 – 2024 Courses

In-Person Pre-License Trainings

Courses are from 8:00am to 4:40pm
Trainings have a $60 registration fee per day

Eastern Washington

April 12 – 13, 2023 Sherman McGregor Training Center, Colfax, WA Click here to register!


Western Washington

March 21 – 23, 2023 D.F Allmendinger Event Center, Puyallup, WA Click here to register!
March 29 – 30, 2023
(WSDA Testing sessions on April 6, 2023)
WSU Mount Vernon NWREC, Mount Vernon, WA Click here to register!


Hybrid Pre-License Trainings

Trainings have a $60 registration fee per day

March 21 – 22, 2023 Zoom Webinar Click here to register!

**WSDA is hosting limited testing sessions. Sign-up early to reserve a testing spot. You can also schedule a testing session with WSDA directly by calling WSDA toll-free at 877-301-4555 or email**

Pre-license courses are for people interested in preparing for WSDA pesticide license exams. These courses focus on eight of the 32 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 Pesticide Resources and Education Program offers webinars and pre-license internet 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.

Be sure to read your study materials prior to the webinar and exam session. Order study materials online or download a PDF order form to submit by US Mail.  Call 800-723-1763 to order by phone.  Do NOT email or fax order form with credit card information.

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