Insect Biology - Wood Destroying Pests

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Insect Biology: Wood Destroying Pests

Welcome to this CEU on Insect Biology: Wood Destroying Pests. Go ahead and get started!

Learning Objectives:

The following is a list of the key points to be discussed within this course.Understanding all main stages of insect development and growth.

  • Understanding the importance of knowledge about insect growth and development for the pest management program.
  • Identifying the different types of termites and other wood-destroying insects and pests.
  • Understanding the biology of termites, which includes the following: development, social structure and order, distribution, and role in nature. 
  • Understanding the four main categories of termites and including the ability of being able to distinguish between them.
  • Understanding the different termite castes, their specific role in the colony, and how to make a distinction among castes. 
  • Understanding how termite colonies are created, what environmental conditions a colony requires in order to survive, and what the colony needs to do in order to maintain these conditions.
  • Understanding the basic termite communication methods within the colony.
  • Identifying the type of wood-destroying pest based on the signs and symptoms on damaged wood.

Tennessee Course Approval

CourseCourse Number 1 CEU
Insect Biology - Wood Destroying Pests31466C07-Structural Pest Control
C10-Demo & Research
C12-Pesticide Dealer

Welcome

Welcome to this CEU on Insect Biology: Wood Destroying Pests. My name is Tyler Pettis, director of training at Online Pest Control Courses. As you make your way through the course, be sure to take notes on each section, as there will be a comprehensive exam at the end. Good Luck!

Tyler Pettis - Director of Training

CEU Pricing: $15.00 Each

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Applicator Recertification Point Requirements


Point Requirements for Commercial Applicators Only

CategoryCertified prior to
Dec. 31, 2014 & before
Dec. 31, 2015
Certified on or after
Dec. 1, 2015 & before
Dec. 31, 2016
C0118 pts12 pts
C0212 pts8 pts
C03/LHA18 pts12 pts
C0412 pts8 pts
C0512 pts8 pts
C0618 pts12 pts
C0730 pts20 pts
C0818 pts12 pts
C1018 pts12 pts
C119 pts6 pts
C1218 pts12 pts
C139 pts6 pts
C149 pts6 pts
C169 pts6 pts

Points may not be accrued prior to obtaining certification. All certifications will expire on December 31, 2014 if the required number of points are not accrued. All points cannot be accrued in one certification year (Ending Dec 31st).

You cannot earn more than 75% of your total point requirement at any one school. No more than 50% of the total required number of points can be ‘In-House’ points.

  • No points may be carried over from one recertification period to the next.
    In-house points are limited to 50% of your total point requirement.
    All training must be submitted to the TDA or UT office no later than 30 days prior to the date of the training session. Those approving the certification training reserve the right to reject assigning points for educational sessions submitted late.
  • All points cannot be accrued in one year. If the minimum number of points are not accrued by the end of the third year, a recertification exam will be required that year.
  • Approved topics for in-house and external recertification training are as follows: anything about the pests, pest control, WPS, pesticides, pesticide safety, IPM, labeling, environmental issues (wildlife, endangered species and water quality) and pesticide laws and regulations.
  • All points cannot be accrued in one year, unless certified between July 1, and December 31 of the third year of the recertification period. If the minimum number of points are not accrued by the end of the third year, a recertification exam will be required that year.
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