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Statewide IPM Program, University of California

Resources for professional pesticide applicators

UC IPM develops pesticide safety education materials to promote the safest and most effective use of pesticides. The program focuses on providing study materials and resources for pest management professionals.

Hand spraying at a Christmas tree farm.


Educational materials

Exam preparation and continuing education

  • Maintenance gardener pest control exam preparation
  • The Department of Pesticide Regulation maintains current information on pesticide safety training workshops and continuing education classes.
  • Please contact the UC IPM Program, at (530) 750-1251 if you need:
    • verification that you attended a PSEP course or workshop and earned continuing education credit
    • a duplicate certificate showing that you completed a PSEP train-the-trainer course