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Our QAC/QAL Test Preparation courses are designed to help you increase your knowledge and prepare for the DPR Qualified Applicators Certificate/License (QAC/QAL) exam.

 

For the best chance at success, we recommend allowing sufficient time (at least two weeks) between taking the test prep course and taking DPR’s exam in order to study all of the materials adequately. The chances of passing depend greatly on the time and effort dedicated to learning the materials we provide, thus PAPA cannot guarantee that a Test Prep attendee will pass the DPR exam.

 

When you attend a PAPA Test Prep, you will receive a postcard that is valid for one free year of membership with PAPA, if you pass the DPR licensing exam. After passing the DPR exam and receiving a certificate/license number, fill out the postcard and mail it back to PAPA for your free membership.

 

What you'll get at a Test Prep course:

  • Morning coffee and lunch are included in your registration fee
  • 7 hours of education from PAPA’s Test Prep instructor
  • Preparation course manual (includes study materials on the following categories): Laws and Regulations, Residential (Category A), Landscape (Category B), Right-of-Way (Category C), and Plant Ag (Category D)

Early registration: $225 per person
Late registration: $260 per person

Course Location Date Info. Add To Cart
Sacramento Test Prep: Dec. 6, 2018 12/06/2018 Details | Address Closed
Visalia Test Prep: Jan. 15, 2019 01/15/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Anaheim Test Prep: Feb. 26, 2019 02/26/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Sacramento Test Prep: Mar. 13, 2019 03/13/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Escondido Test Prep: Apr. 18, 2019 04/18/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Redlands Test Prep: May 21, 2019 05/21/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Carmichael Test Prep: June 4, 2019 06/04/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
San Diego Test Prep: July 24, 2019 07/24/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Sacramento Test Prep: Aug. 27, 2019 08/27/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Anaheim Test Prep: Sept. 10, 2019 09/10/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Bakersfield Test Prep: Oct. 1, 2019 10/01/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Petaluma Test Prep: Nov. 12, 2019 11/12/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart
Sacramento Test Prep: Dec. 5, 2019 12/05/2019 Details | Address Add To Cart

Payment Options: You may pay online with a debit/credit card by adding a test prep course to your cart. You must be logged in to process a payment online. For email, mail-in, check, or fax payments, please click here for the printable registration form. For phone payments, please call 831-442-3536. We do not accept purchase orders or hold spaces in a test prep course without receiving payment.

Fax Policy: If you fax your registration and do not receive a confirmation or receipt from us, please contact register@papaseminars.com to ensure that your fax was received. Do not rely on your fax service indicating that the transmission was successful, as this is not always accurate.

Late Fee Policy: Mailed-in payments must be postmarked 8 calendar days or more in advance of the test prep in order to avoid late fees. Late registration begins 5 calendar days before the test prep for online, phone, fax, or email registrations.

Refund and Transfer Policy: We do not offer refunds. If you would like to transfer your registration to a different test prep, please call us at 831-442-3536 or email register@papaseminars.com. The following timeline applies to cancellations/no-shows:

  • Before 4:00 pm the day prior to the event: Full registration can be transferred.
  • After 4:00 pm the day prior through 60 days after the event: $30 will be deducted from your registration fee. The remaining funds can be transferred and you will need to repay the $30 to complete your transfer.
  • After 60 days, our no-show policy applies.

No-Show Policy: If you fail to attend a test prep course, please notify us via phone or email within 60 days post-test prep. If you do not contact us within 60 days, your registration fee will be forfeited completely.

How to take the QAC/QAL exam: You will need to contact DPR's Licensing Department at 916-445-4038 to obtain the application to take the test. You must file your application with DPR 30 days prior to the testing date. More information is available on DPR's website, www.cdpr.ca.gov.