Southwestern Community College is a testing site for pesticide testing for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

Examinations available:

  • Commercial Applicator Exams
  • Private Applicator Exams
  • Private Applicator Fumigation Exams

Testing Fee


Testing by Appointment

To schedule a testing appointment at Southwestern Community College (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) contact Marilyn Werner.

Testing Location

Southwestern Community College
Instructional Center, Room 215
1501 W. Townline St.
Creston, Iowa 50801

Exam Questions

Questions regarding what certification category exam is required for a particular occupation or other pesticide regulations may be referred to the state Pesticide Bureau.

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