Southwestern Community College is an examination 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 the Assessment Center, 641.782.1320.

Testing Location

Southwestern Community College
Assessment Center
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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Phone: 515.281.8506