The NWCTP is a training program that certifies a standard level of competence for professional WCOs. It is also a great training program for semi-professionals who want to be properly trained to provide wildlife damage management services. This training program is suitable for states to provide training leading to licensing and wildlife control companies to use as part of their overall training of new personnel. It has undergone rigorous review by academics and wildlife control professionals. This program has been certified by the National Wildlife Control Operators Association, the premier association for wildlife control professionals.