NCPMA Graduates 15 Premier Technicians in 2021

15 Pest Professionals Completed Premier Technician Program in 2021

Fifteen professionals completed the North Carolina Pest Management Association’s (NCPMA) Premier Technician Program in 2021.  The graduations were celebrated during the program’s courses throughout the year in March, September and November 2021.

The new Premier Technicians are:

Premier Technician is a course designed to elevate a pest management professional’s knowledge of the industry through the in-depth study of at least eight key areas including ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, flying insects, occasional invaders/stored product pests, rodents, wood-boring inspection or WDIR Accreditation, and wood-destroying organisms. 

“We congratulate these individuals on this extraordinary accomplishment and are proud to recognize their commitment to their careers. Many of these professionals began the program in 2019, and they have been dedicated to improving their knowledge of the industry ever since,” said Dylan Morrison, Co-Chair of the NCPMA Premier Technician Committee.

The Premier Technician program offers a continuous series of courses to help professionals develop a deeper and clear understanding of pest infestations from discovery to treatment. Individuals who complete the program must have worked in the industry for at least one year and must complete the Wood-boring beetle/Inspection course or have WDIR Accreditation through NCPMA. 

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

The Premier Technician Program is made possible through the contributions of its Strategic Founding Partners: BASFBayerBell Laboratories, Inc.Corteva AgriscienceFMC and Syngenta.