2015 Pesticide Safety Training
Upcoming Trainings will be taught at the Ohio Department of Agriculture in Reynoldsburg:
- February 25, 2015 (registration will open in January 2015)
- March 25, 2015
- April 21, 2015
---> *New this year* new applicator training for 10a - General Pests category on April 21 date ONLY (more details to come)
- April 22, 2015
- May 27, 2015
- August 26, 2015
- September 30, 2015
(Click here to register online OR Click here to download a registration form)
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).
More information and a class schedule for the April 21 General Pests (10a) category training will be coming soon.
Cost for the class is $35 for the morning session, $30 for the afternoon session, or $65 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.
If using a purchase order when registering for the class, click here for W-9 form
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