2014 Pesticide Safety Training
Upcoming Trainings will be taught at the Ohio Department of Agriculture in Reynoldsburg:
- April 30, 2014
- May 21, 2014
- August 27, 2014
- September 24, 2014
These classes are review sessions to help applicators prepare for some exams. The classes are optional, and not required for obtaining a commercial pesticide license. A live instructor will review the exam materials in a classroom setting.
Morning session: Review of Core information for applicators taking the Core exam. The morning session also qualifies as Trained Serviceperson training. At the end of the morning session, everyone will receive a Trained Serviceperson certificate. Click here for more information about a trained serviceperson.
Afternoon session: Review of category exam information. You are able to attend one of these sesssions: Category 8 (Turf), Category 5 (Industrial Vegetation), Category 6c (Ornamental Weed), and Category 2c (Agricultural Weed).
Cost for the class is $30 for 1/2 day, or $60 for the full day. The class fees include instruction, lunch, and class notes. The study materials for the exam are sent to applicators after sending $35 with a completed application to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Click here for the applicator application form and instructions on obtaining a license.
Classes will be taught at the Ohio Dept. of Ag., 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, OH 43068. Click here for a map and directions
8:30 a.m.- Registration Begins (coffee & doughnuts available)
9:00 a.m. - Morning Session Begins (Core & Trained Serviceperson)
The class will review Core material for the applicators planning to take the Core exam. The morning class will cover the requirements to become a Trained Serviceperson and participants will receive a certificate of completion.
12:15 p.m. - Completion of Core and Trained Service Person Training
12:15 p.m. - LUNCH (box lunch included, if pre-registered)
1:00 p.m. - Afternoon Session Begins (Categories 8, 6c, 5 & 2c)
The afternoon class provides an overview of concepts that are a significant portion of the exams for turf, ornamental weed, industrial vegetation, and agricultural weed (categories 8, 6c, 5, and 2c). Some application calculations (5, 2c) will also be covered, along with other turf pests (8).
3:30 p.m. - Adjourn & Take Exams
Training Provided by:
Pesticide Safety Education Program
Ohio State University Extension