These manuals are study materials for those who wish to become certified commercial pesticide applicators or licensed pest control operators in the State of Tennessee. for information regarding certification and licensing, please view PSEP Info Packet.

To order a copy of any certification or licensing manual from which the test is taken, you may print, complete and send the Study Material Order Form with full payment to UT Pesticide Safety Education Program Office.

New manuals may also be purchased online through the UT eMarketplace site.


 

Certification and Licensing Manuals and Packets​ ​
(Older manuals and packets are listed, but are not available on the Web)
​ ​CORE Manual: Applying Pesticide Correctly -- Used with all certification categories
Certification Manuals: Licensing Manuals:
​Category 1: Agricultural ​WDO: Wood Destroying Organisms
​Category 2: Forest Pest Control ​GRC: General Pest & Rodent Control
​Category 3: Ornamental and Turf ​WEC: Weed Right-of-Way
​Category 4:Seed Treatment ​AQW: Aquatic Weed
​Category 5: Aquatic Pest Control ​FUS: Fumigation-Agricultural
​Category 6: Right-of-Way ​BDC: Bird Control
​Category 7: Industrial, Institutional, Structural & Health
Related Pest Control
​AGE: Agricultural-Ground Equipment
​Category 8: Public Health Control ​HLT: Horticulture-Lawn & Turf
​Category 10: Demonstration, Research and Regulatory Pest Control ​HRI: Horticulture-Interior
​Category 11: Wood Preservatives ​PHMC: Public Health Control-Mosquito
​Category 12: Pesticide Dealer ​Aerial
​Category 13: Anti-Fouling Marine Paint ​FUM: Structural Fumigation
​Category 14: Microbial Pest Control
​Category 16: Sewer Line Treatment
 

 

Study Lists for Licensing Categories
AGE​ — Ag Ground and Equipment AQW — Aquatic Pest Control
​BDC — Bird Control FUM — Fumigation (Structural)
​FUS — Fumigation Soil (Agriculture) GRC — General Pest & Rodent Control
​HLI — Horticulture-Interior HLT — Horticulture-Lawn & Turf
​PHMC — Public Health Mosquito Control WDO — Wood Destroying Organisms
​WEC — Weed & Right-of-Way

 

To order a copy of any certification or licensing manual from which the test is taken, you may print, complete and send the Study Material Order Form with full payment to UT Pesticide Safety Education Program Office.

You can also order manuals online through the UT eMarketplace site.



 

PRECAUTIONARY STATEMENT
To protect people and the environment, pesticides should be used safely. This is everyone's responsibility, especially the user. Read and follow label directions carefully before you buy, mix apply, store or dispose of a pesticide. According to laws regulating pesticides, they must be used only as directed by the label.

DISCLAIMER POLICY
Pesticides recommended in this publication were registered for the prescribed uses when printed. Pesticide registrations are continuously being reviewed. Should registration of a recommended pesticide be canceled, it would no longer be recommended by The University of Tennessee. Use of trade or brand names in this publication is for clarity and information, it does not imply approval of the product to the exclusion of others which may be of similar, suitable composition, nor does it guarantee or warrant the standard of the product.