Termite Technician Training

The NC Termite Technician Training Program is a 1½ day workshop with both classroom and outdoor hands-on activities. Instructors for the course include NCSU faculty, NCDA&CS staff and pest management professionals from the NCPMA.

Topics covered include:

  • Basic termite biology and identification
  • Construction forms and their impact on termite activity and treatment
  • Application techniques, equipment inspection, calibration, PPE, spill control/cleanup
  • Measurements and calculations for soil applied termiticides
Patty Alder discusses vulnerable areas of garages where termites show up

Patty Alder (second from left facing the group) talks about residential garage construction and key vulnerable areas to inspect for termite activity and/or damage.

Demonstrating horizontal rodding of soil for termites

Measuring and graphing a house to prep for a termite treatment
Local PMP Kevin Spillman demonstrates horizontal rodding of soil of an earth-filled porch as Mike Waldvogel discusses construction debris and other impediments to proper chemical distribution. Workshop participants participate in an inspection and graphing exercise at a house located near the training facility.

This course has been approved for recertification credits in NC (10 CCUs), SC (7 CCUs), as well and in Georgia and Virginia. If you have another state for which you would like to obtain CCUs, please contact Patty Alder.  However, depending on the lead times required for the approval process by different states, we cannot guarantee that we will have approval for the class for which you register.

You may register online by clicking HERE

CALS Perspectives article about the Termite Technician Program.