This course will provide at least two (2) hours of classroom training in each of the following general standards training subjects:
TDA SPCS Apprentice General Standards Classroom Training
TDA SPCS General Standards Classroom training is the required training for all new employees, commercial and non-commercial, controlling pest in or on commercial and residential properties.
(A) federal and state laws regulating structural pest control and pesticide application;
(B) recognition of pests and pest damage;
(C) pesticide labels and label comprehension;
(D) pesticide safety;
(E) environmental protection;
(F) application equipment and techniques;
(G) pesticide formulations and actions;
(H) emergency procedures, pesticide cleanup, and procedures for immediate reporting of spills and misapplication;
(I) basic principles of mathematics, chemistry, toxicology, and entomology; and
(J) non-chemical pest control techniques, including biological, mechanical, and integrated pest management techniques.
*For complete details refer to 7.132 Requirements for Apprentice Registration.