Form PR-PML-085 Agricultural Pest Control Adviser Core Course and/Or Work Experience Requirements for New License Applicants - California

Form PR-PML-085 or the "Agricultural Pest Control Adviser Core Course And/or Work Experience Requirements For New License Applicants" is a form issued by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

Download a PDF version of the Form PR-PML-085 down below or find it on the California Department of Pesticide Regulation Forms website.

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STATE OF CALIFORNIA
DEPARTMENT OF PESTICIDE REGULATION
AGRICULTURAL PEST CONTROL ADVISER
PEST MANAGEMENT AND LICENSING BRANCH
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
CORE COURSE AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
1001 I STREET
FOR NEW LICENSE APPLICANTS
SACRAMENTO, CA 95814-2828
(916) 445-4038
PR-PML-085 (REV. 11/07)
FAX – (916) 445-4033
Web site: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/
This form must be completed and submitted with your application and official transcripts. To assist in determining which courses fit in the
proper core areas, refer to DPR's web site at <http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/license/pcacoursreq.htm>. For any course that does not clearly fit
in a core area designated below, please submit an official college/university catalog class description, a signed official document from the
college/university explaining what you accomplished in the class, or a copy of the paper that was submitted. Nontraditional course titles
(e.g., Senior Project, Internship, Cooperative Work Experience, Independent Study, Dissertation, Thesis, Enterprise Project) and work
experience require documentation (see Title 3 of the California Code of Regulations, Code section 6550). Without these official documents,
DPR cannot evaluate whether you meet the core course and/or work experience requirements.
PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (minimum of 12 semester or 18 quarter units) includes courses such as
introduction to inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, plant biology or botany, general ecology, biology,
genetics, plant physiology, and zoology.
Course Code / No.
Course Title
Course
Quarter
Semester
Grade
Units
Units
Total Units
CROP HEALTH (minimum of 9 semester or 13.5 quarter units) includes introductory courses such as vegetative
management or weeds, plant pathology, agricultural/economic entomology, plant nutrition or fertility, nematology, and
vertebrate management; and courses in soils and irrigation. The director may grant 3 semester or 4.5 quarter units credit
for a current crop adviser certificate accredited by the American Society of Agronomy. Additional credit may also be given
for nontraditional courses.*
Course Code / No.
Course Title
Course
Quarter
Semester
Grade
Units
Units
Total Units
PEST MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS (minimum of 6 semester or 9 quarter units) includes at least one
course emphasizing Integrated Pest Management principles; applied courses in entomology, plant pathology, vegetation
management or weed science, and other pest management disciplines; and courses related to biological control,
pesticides, pest control equipment systems, the use of pesticides, alternative cropping systems, and sustainable or
organic agricultural systems. The director may grant 3 semester or 4.5 quarter units credit for one year of full-time related
work experience. Please refer to the TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE table. Additional credit may also be given for
nontraditional courses*
Course Code / No.
Course Title
Course
Quarter
Semester
Grade
Units
Units
Total Units
STATE OF CALIFORNIA
DEPARTMENT OF PESTICIDE REGULATION
AGRICULTURAL PEST CONTROL ADVISER
PEST MANAGEMENT AND LICENSING BRANCH
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
CORE COURSE AND/OR WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
1001 I STREET
FOR NEW LICENSE APPLICANTS
SACRAMENTO, CA 95814-2828
(916) 445-4038
PR-PML-085 (REV. 11/07)
FAX – (916) 445-4033
Web site: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/
This form must be completed and submitted with your application and official transcripts. To assist in determining which courses fit in the
proper core areas, refer to DPR's web site at <http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/license/pcacoursreq.htm>. For any course that does not clearly fit
in a core area designated below, please submit an official college/university catalog class description, a signed official document from the
college/university explaining what you accomplished in the class, or a copy of the paper that was submitted. Nontraditional course titles
(e.g., Senior Project, Internship, Cooperative Work Experience, Independent Study, Dissertation, Thesis, Enterprise Project) and work
experience require documentation (see Title 3 of the California Code of Regulations, Code section 6550). Without these official documents,
DPR cannot evaluate whether you meet the core course and/or work experience requirements.
PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES (minimum of 12 semester or 18 quarter units) includes courses such as
introduction to inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, plant biology or botany, general ecology, biology,
genetics, plant physiology, and zoology.
Course Code / No.
Course Title
Course
Quarter
Semester
Grade
Units
Units
Total Units
CROP HEALTH (minimum of 9 semester or 13.5 quarter units) includes introductory courses such as vegetative
management or weeds, plant pathology, agricultural/economic entomology, plant nutrition or fertility, nematology, and
vertebrate management; and courses in soils and irrigation. The director may grant 3 semester or 4.5 quarter units credit
for a current crop adviser certificate accredited by the American Society of Agronomy. Additional credit may also be given
for nontraditional courses.*
Course Code / No.
Course Title
Course
Quarter
Semester
Grade
Units
Units
Total Units
PEST MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS (minimum of 6 semester or 9 quarter units) includes at least one
course emphasizing Integrated Pest Management principles; applied courses in entomology, plant pathology, vegetation
management or weed science, and other pest management disciplines; and courses related to biological control,
pesticides, pest control equipment systems, the use of pesticides, alternative cropping systems, and sustainable or
organic agricultural systems. The director may grant 3 semester or 4.5 quarter units credit for one year of full-time related
work experience. Please refer to the TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE table. Additional credit may also be given for
nontraditional courses*
Course Code / No.
Course Title
Course
Quarter
Semester
Grade
Units
Units
Total Units
PRODUCTION SYSTEMS (minimum of 6 semester or 9 quarter units) includes courses such as horticulture; viticulture;
forestry; agronomy; crop, vegetable, fruit, or animal sciences; or other production systems. The director may grant 3
semester or 4.5 quarter units credit for one year of full-time related work experience. Please refer to the TECHNICAL
EXPERIENCE table. Additional credit may also be given for nontraditional courses.*
Course Code / No.
Course Title
Course
Quarter
Semester
Grade
Units
Units
Total Units
ELECTIVES (minimum of 9 semester or 13.5 quarter units) include courses listed in Crop Health, Pest Management
Systems and Methods, and Production Systems.
Course Code / No.
Course Title
Course
Quarter
Semester
Grade
Units
Units
Total Units
TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE (24 months) is required if you do not meet the bachelor’s degree or doctoral degree
requirement in agricultural sciences, biological sciences, natural sciences, or pest management. Work experience may
also be used to fulfill part of the core course requirements for Pest Management Systems and Methods, and Production
Systems. Documentation verifying work experience is required (e.g., letter from employer, pay stub).
Description of Technical Experience
Length of Time
(Number of Months and/or Years)
*The director may grant 3 semester or 4.5 quarter units for nontraditional courses such as Senior Project, Internship,
Cooperative Work Experience, Independent Study, Dissertation, Thesis, and Enterprise Project in each core area of Crop
Health, Pest Management Systems and Methods, and Production Systems. Documentation verifying these courses is
required (i.e., course description and justification for the course category).
College/Universities Attended (submit official transcripts):
_________________________________________________________________________________________________
College Degree(s)
____________________________________
Date Granted ________________________________
____________________________________
Date Granted ________________________________
____________________________________
Date Granted ________________________________
Major: ____________________________________________________________________________________________
Minimum Core Course and/or Work Experience Requirements Exemption
If you previously possessed a valid California Agricultural Pest Control Adviser License, you are exempt from meeting the
minimum core course and/or work experience requirements. However, you must still pass the required examinations.
Please submit the application, appropriate fee, and a copy of your expired license. If an expired license is unavailable,
provide the following information:
Adviser License No: _______________________
License Issuance Date: _____________________

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