The Apprentice Termite Technician School provides one day of intense instruction and hands-on experience for new termite technicians. Teaching includes the recognition of standard construction features, how they are built and how to treat them. This program is located at the Lakehouse at Sandhill REC (900 Clemson Road) in Columbia, SC.
Trained Apprentice Termite Technicians should return to their companies able to correctly identify and safely control termite infestations in most residential and commercial structures.
Certified applicants are awarded five recertification points. Credits are posted to their licenses annually.The class limit of 24 students enables the instructors to give individual attention.
Coursework goes beyond simple memorization to a focus on students obtaining an understanding of proper treatment procedures. The final exam consists of trenching and drilling exercises, computations, for two example houses and a written test.