Continuing Education

For more information about upcoming courses, visit the California Department of Public Health's website providing basic information and study materials for the Vector Control Technician Training and Certification Program.

You can also contact the California Department of Public Health, Vector-Borne Disease Section at 916-552-9730.

We also have recorded webinars and video presentations online.

Status of CE By District

The Status of CE By District Report is prepared and mailed to all District representatives.

For a current copy of the report, please contact your District representative or the MVCAC central office staff via Email or by calling us at (916) 440-0826.

Upcoming Courses (takes you to the CDPH Certification & Training site – requires registration)

Exam Reference Materials

(see publications list)

Exam Sections: A (Core), B (Mosquito Control), C (Terrestrial Invertebrate Vector Control), and D (Vertebrate Vector Control).

Certification Exam dates are every third Thursday in May and November of each year.

For further information, including specific exam dates and requirements, please contact the California Department of Public Health at (916) 552-9730.

  1. Pesticide Application and Safety Training for Applicators of Public Health Pesticides (comes with Chapter Questions and Practice Examination booklet).
    Source: MVCAC
    Price: $10.00
    Exam Sections: A (Chapter 3, 4, 9 and 10 of Section B)
  2. Biology and Control of Mosquitoes in California (comes with Chapter Questions and Practice Examinations booklet).
    Source: MVCAC
    Price: $15.00
    Exam Sections: B (Chapter 10 and 14 for Section A)
  3. ARTHROPODS OF PUBLIC HEALTH SIGNIFICANCE IN CALIFORNIA
    Member Price: $10.00. Non-member Price: $20.00.
    CD ROM Member Price: $5.00. CD ROM Non-Member Price: $7.50
    Exam Sections: C
  4. VERTEBRATES OF PUBLIC HEALTH IMPORTANCE IN CALIFORNIA
    (2002, Curtis Fritz, editor)
    Source: MVCAC.
    Member Price: $10.00 Non-member Price: $15.00
    Exam Sections: D

Source: Go to publications on this site or call MVCAC at (916) 440-0826 to purchase the above referenced materials. Choose either 1st Class or book rate (10-14 day delivery) postage. Postage/Packaging/Shipping Charges are added to each order. CA residents add sales tax (7.75%).

Downloadable Forms: