Premier Technician Training Program

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, the NCPMA Premier Technician Program is for you.

The NCPMA Premier Technician Program is designed for pest management professionals who are committed to the field and who strive to be experts in the industry. The Premier Technician program offers a continuous series of courses that will elevate your understanding of pest infestations from discovery to treatment. The Premier Technician designation will be awarded to industry professionals who complete eight or more Premier Technician courses. 

Each Premier Technician course is created to provide you with in-depth, hands-on training in the classroom and the field using state-of-the-art equipment. Each course is taught by top professionals and educators who will keep participants engaged and learning in unique environments.

Set yourself apart from your peers and show your dedication to your career through the NCPMA Premier Technician designation.

All NCPMA Premier Technicians receive:

  • Listing on the NCPMA website
  • Premier Technician logo for use on business cards 
  • Uniform patch or pin

For more information about the Premier Technician Program, download our program brochure.

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For detailed information about upcoming courses, click here to download course descriptions of our November 2020 courses.



These courses are designed to keep you engaged from the classroom to the field as you learn how to become an “investigator” to track down, identify and treat target pests.

  • Ants
  • Bed Bugs
  • Cockroaches 
  • Flying Insects 
  • Occasional Invaders/Stored Product Pests
  • Rodents
  • WDIR Accreditation
  • Wood Destroying Organisms

At the end of each 8-hour course you will receive a certificate designating that you have mastered the subject course. In order to earn the Premier Technician designation, all eight courses must be completed.

Ongoing Training

To maintain your Premier Technician designation, professionals must continue to take at least one, 8-hour course every two (2) years.


To be eligible for this program, pest management professionals must:

  • Have at least 1-year experience in the pest management industry
  • Have completed the NC State Termite School before registering for the Wood Destroying Organism Course