Approved by the Texas Structural Pest Control Board; 1 hour CE in the WOOD category. CERTIFIED APPLICATOR: CA's are only allowed to take one (1) hour of online continuing education per renewal year. Upon completion of the online course a letter must be submitted to the SPCB within 30 days, as well as the certificate of completion for proof of attendance asking for 1 hr. CE credit. APPRENTICES & TECHNICIANS: The SPCB allows Apprentices and Technicians to obtain their training hours via electronic courses or classroom courses.Major Topics:Introduction to Wood and Methods of Applying PreservativesAdvantages of WoodDisadvantages of WoodDifferent Uses for Treated WoodDo It Yourself (DIY) ProjectsTreated Wood Provides Protection from: Biological deterioration, Fungi, Insects & Marine borersPreservative Treating ProcessesClassification of American Woods with Respect to Heartwood PenetrabilityEffect of Treatment on Penetration: Treating Schedule for the Full Cell (Bethell) Process, Treating Schedule of the Lowry (empty cell) Process, Treating Schedule of the Rueping (empty cell) Process, Conceptual Diagram of CCA Pressure-Treating FacilitySafer AlternativesSafety precautions