Training & Development

KPCA offers numerous ways for your team to take their skills to the next level. Whether it is our Annual Conferences, Master Tech Program, or roundtable events, we’ve got you covered.

Additionally, through QualityPro sponsored by the National Pest Management Association, your company can be recognized as an accredited business. QualityPro is the largest certification available exclusively for the pest management industry. Learn how to apply by visiting http://www.npmaqualitypro.org/

ANNUAL CONFERENCES

KPCA hosts the largest Pest Management Professional Conference in Kansas twice per year. Each year, you can attend this event in Wichita each March or Kansas City each December. This conference traditionally allows you to receive your full Continuing Education credits in Categories & 7a, 7b and 3b. These conferences also include special sessions for owner/managers, full exhibitor showcase, receptions, award presentations, ACE Certification Training/Testing and special events.

 

MASTER TECH PROGRAM

This specialized, in-depth training program is conducted in association with Kansas State University. It provides lab training and hands-on programming with experts from Kansas and across the nation. All classes are conducted at Kansas State University. This program provides those who complete it designation as a “Certified Master Technician” For more information, visit www.kpcaeducation.com

 

ROUNDTABLE EVENTS

Each year, KPCA holds several industry roundtable events in cities across Kansas. These events are a way for pest management professionals to gather and discuss the pertinent issues impacting the industry. It includes roundtable discussion, a special speaker and industry and association updates.

 

WEBINARS

Webinar events are conducted several times each year. All webinars are fee to KPCA members, and cost $10 for non-members.

 

ASSOCIATED CERTIFIED ENTOMOLOGIST (ACE) PROGRAM

KPCA helps any PMP interested in becoming a Certified ACE. Being ACE certified can you and your company the edge it needs to compete successfully with other pest control providers. The Associated Certified Entomologist (ACE) Program is offered to those with training and professional field experience in structural pest management. Visit https://vimeo.com/201171983 to see the ACE Information Webinar. Visit http://www.entocert.org/ to get more information about the program. If you have questions or wish to become ACE Certified, contact our offices at 785-271-9220 or kansaspest@yahoo.com