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Pesticide Exam Prep Course


SC Pesticide Certification Exam

September 26 - 27, 2022
The Lake House
Sandhill Research & Education Center

900 Clemson Road
Columbia, South Carolina, 29224


                Exam Prep Course - Monday, September 29, 2022 (lunch provided) at 8:30 am

                Pesticide Certification Exam - Tuesday, September, 2022 exam begins at 9:30 am 



                Both events will be held at the Sandhill Research & Education Center

                900 Clemson Road
                Columbia, SC 29224



                Exam Prep Course, Core Exam - $150

                Core Exam - $75

                Category Exam (Each)  -  $50.00



                The course will cover the core manual and Category 6 (R/W) manual to prepare the participants to take the certification exam. A full day in the classroom will cover pesticide labels, environmental factors, knowledge of pesticides and pest, pesticide laws, pesticide equipment and application techniques, and safe pesticide use. Participants should read both study guides before attending the review session. Exam study materials are NOT covered in the cost. Manuals can be ordered in advance through the Clemson Department of Pesticide Regulations website: (

Pesticide exam pre-registration is required no less than two weeks prior to the exam session. The exam will be administered by the Department of Pesticide Regulation. The exam consists of two parts: a general knowledge “Core” exam and a Category 6 - Right of Way Pest Control exam. Cell phones are not permitted in the exam session. All participants must present a photo ID at the exam session. A refund will not be granted once you have pre-registered for the exam.


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