The Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Assessment Center on the Creston campus, as well as the SWCC Red Oak Center, are examination sites 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

$20

Testing by Appointment

  • To schedule a testing appointment at the Southwestern Community College Assessment Center, call 641.782.1320, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • To schedule a testing appointment at the SWCC Red Oak Center, call 712.623.2541, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Testing Locations

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

Southwestern Community College
Red Oak Center
2300 N 4th St.
Red Oak, Iowa 51566

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.

Jeni Lara

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Web: http://www.iowaagriculture.gov/pesticides.asp

Phone: 515.281.8506