Training Programs

Due to the Coronavirus, all workshops and Pest Control License Exam Preparation sessions have been canceled until further notice. Visitors are not allowed at the Training Facility or on the rest of the Lake Wheeler Field Laboratory. At this time, we do not have a timeline for when we will reschedule them. Watch here for news of when we expect to restart them. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Demonstrating how to calibrate a power sprayerWe offer several in-person training programs primarily to the pest control industry, but they are available to other professionals based on their interests and prior experience.  We also offer specialized and tailored training classes for individual companies (or groups) upon request.  These specialized classes have a minimum requirement of ten registrations.

Online Training Opportunities:

We are pleased to offer online training workshops! Currently, we have three 1-hour online workshops, each approved for 1 P-phase credit. We are working on more online opportunities, so please check back! Click HERE to view and register for online courses.

Termite Technician Training:

The Termite Technician program provides training in various aspects termite biology and control.
Click HEREfor details.

Pest ID & Management Workshops:
Pest identification is critical to effective management of structural pests. We currently offer four pest identification and management workshops.

Pest Control License Exam Preparation
An opportunity for PMPs to study specimens in preparation for the NC Structural Pest Control License Exams.

Register today:

Workshop Date Register
Ants CANCELLED Online
Cockroaches CANCELLED Online
Wood-Destroying Insects CANCELLED Online
Stored product pests CANCELLED
Termite Technician Training CANCELLED Online
License Specimen Review CANCELLED Online
Questions? Contact Patty Alder (patricia_alder@ncsu.edu or 919.513.3805)