Applicator training and certification

Manual - Category C

This manual is designed to help prepare government agency employees for testing for competence under Category C - Invertebrates.

Manual

Manual - Category D

This manual covers vertebrates of public health significance, including domestic rodents such as roof rats and house mice, and also poisonous snakes and vertebrates such as ground squirrels that may serve as resevoirs for human disease pathogens. The manual is designed to help prepare government agency employees for testing for competence under Category C - Vertebrtes.

Manual

Practice questions - Category C

There are four sets of questions in Category C.  Each set covers subject areas in approximately the same order as they appear in the latest Category C training manual.

 

The subject areas covered are as follows

 

Part I.  Domestic flies (house flies and relatives).

Part II. Cockroaches.

Practice questions - Category D

There are three sets of questions in Category D.  Each set covers subject areas in approximately the same order as they appear in the latest Category D training manual.

 

The subject area covered are as follows:

 

Part I. Biology of domestic rodents and rodent-borne diseases.

Practice questions - Category B

There are three sets of questions in Category B.  Each set covers subject areas in approximately the same order as they appear in the latest Category B training manual.

 

Other Resources

CDPH Vector-borne Disease Section

The Vector-Borne Disease Section (VBDS) protects the health and well-being of Californians from diseases transmitted to people from insects and other animals.

California Environmental Protection Agency

The California Environmental Protection Agency has the primary responsibility for regulating all aspects of pesticide sales and use to protect the public health and the environment.