Exam Study Materials

Agricultural Category Exams and Study Materials

Category Exams Required *Study Materials Source
Private Applicator Agriculture General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Private Applicator Agriculture Private Applicator Agricultural Pest Control (SM53)
Aerial General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Aerial Aerial Application (SM41)
Agricultural Animal General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Ag Animal Agricultural Animal Pest Control (SM2)
Agricultural Row Crop General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Ag Row Crop Agricultural Row Crop Pest Control (SM5)
Agricultural Tree Crop General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Ag Tree Crop Agricultural Tree Crop Pest Control (SM63)
Aquatic General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Aquatic Aquatic Pest Control (SM3)
Chlorine Gas Infusion Chlorine Gas Chlorine Gas Category Study Guide for Commercial Applicators FDACS Pesticide Certification
Demonstration & Research Demonstration & Research Demonstration & Research Pest Control (SM359) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Forest Pest Control General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Forest Forest Pest Control (SM43)
Natural Areas Weed Management General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Natural Areas Weed Management Natural Areas Weed Management (SP295)
Organotin Antifouling Paint Organotin Antifouling Paint Antifouling Paint Pest Control Training Manual (SM42) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Ornamental & Turf General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Ornamental & Turf Ornamental & Turfgrass Pest Management (SM7)
Raw Agricultural Commodity Fumigation General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Raw Ag Commodity Fumigation Raw Agricultural Commodity Fumigation (SM66)
Regulatory Inspection & Sampling General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Regulatory Inspection & Sampling Pesticide Field Sampling Manual FDACS Pesticide Certification
Regulatory Pest Control General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Regulatory Pest Control Public Applicator Training Manual Regulatory Pest Control FDACS Division of Plant Industry (352-395-4739)
Right-of-Way General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Right-of-Way Right-of-Way Pest Control (SM9)
Seed Treatment General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Seed Treatment Seed Treatment A Guide for Commercial Applicators UF/IFAS Pesticide Information Office
Sewer Root Control Sewer Root Control Sewer Line Root Control Pesticide Applicator Training Manual Cornell University (607-255-4111)
Soil & Greenhouse Fumigation General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Soil Fumigation Soil & Greenhouse Fumigation (SM61)
Wood Treatment General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Wood Treatment Wood Treatment
WPS Crop Advisor Exemption WPS Crop Advisor Crop Advisor (SM54) UF/IFAS Pesticide Information Office
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Structural Pest Control Category Exams and Study Materials

Category Exams Required *Study Materials Source
Pest Control Operator – Termites & Wood Destroying Organisms Termites and Wood Destroying Organisms Control Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Wood-Destroying Organisms Applicator Training Manual (SM80)
Chapter 482, Florida Statutes Download here
Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code Download here
Manufacturer’s use recommendations and label use directions and precautions for commonly used pesticides and safety equipment Various suppliers
Construction and Building Terms Relevant to a Pest Inspection Download here
Pest Control Operator – Structural Fumigation and Special Fumigation Identification Card Structural Fumigation Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Florida Fumigation Manual (SP340) Download here
Manufacturers’ guides, manuals and labels Various suppliers
Manufacturer’s use recommendations and label use directions and precautions for commonly used pesticides and safety equipment
Chapter 482, Florida Statutes Download here
Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code Download here
Pest Control Operator – General Household Pests General Household Pest Control Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
General Household Pest Control (SM47)
Chapter 482, Florida Statutes Download here
Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code Download here
Manufacturer’s use recommendations and label use directions and precautions for commonly used pesticides and safety equipment Various suppliers
Pest Control Operator – Lawn & Ornamental Lawn & Ornamental Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Lawn & Ornamental Pest Management (SM81)
Identification Guide to Common Lawn and Ornamental Weeds (SP499)
Chapter 482, Florida Statutes Download here
Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code Download here
Manufacturer’s use recommendations and label use directions and precautions for commonly used pesticides and safety equipment Various suppliers
Limited Gov’t/Private Structural Pest Control Limited Certification Structural Pest Control Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
General Household Pest Control (SM47)
Chapter 482, Florida Statutes Download here
Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code Download here
Manufacturer’s use recommendations and label use directions and precautions for commonly used pesticides and safety equipment Various suppliers
Limited Gov’t/Private Lawn & Ornamental Limited Certification Lawn & Ornamental Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Lawn & Ornamental  Pest Management (SM81)
Identification Guide to Common Lawn and Ornamental Weeds (SP499)
Chapter 482, Florida Statutes Download here
Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code Download here
Manufacturer’s use recommendations and label use directions and precautions for commonly used pesticides and safety equipment Various suppliers
Limited Gov’t/Private Commercial Landscape Maintenance Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance (SM82)
Identification Guide to Common Lawn and Ornamental Weeds (SP499)
Chapter 482, Florida Statutes Download here
Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code Download here
Manufacturer’s use recommendations and label use directions and precautions for commonly used pesticides and safety equipment Various suppliers
Limited Commercial Wildlife Management Limited Commercial Wildlife Management Chapter 482, Florida Statutes Download here
Chapter 5E-14, Florida Administrative Code Download here
The Florida Mouse Download here
Rat and Mouse Control Download here
Dealing with Unwanted Wildlife in an Urban Environment Download here
Non-Chemical Rodent Control Download here
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Public Health Pest Control Category Exams and Study Materials

Category Exams Required *Study Materials Source
Public Health General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Public Health Public Health Pest Control Download here
Chapter 388 – Mosquito Control Download here
Chapter 5E-13, Florida Administrative Code Download here
Public Health Aerial General Standards (Core) Applying Pesticides Correctly (SM1) UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore
Aerial Aerial Application (SM41)
Public Health Public Health Pest Control Download here
Chapter 388 – Mosquito Control Download here
Chapter 5E-13, Florida Administrative Code Download here
Public Health Director Public Health Director Exam Public Health Pest Control Download here
Florida Mosquito Control Handbook Florida Mosquito Control Association
Chapter 388 – Mosquito Control Download here
Chapter 5E-13, Florida Administrative Code Download here
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