Commercial Recertification

Upcoming Commercial Applicator Pesticide Recertification Opportunities

Recertification Requirements
2021 Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop
2021 Commercial Recertification 
Other Recertification Opportunities
Recertification Class Search
Request Recertification Credits for Your Meeting
Sponsor a Recertification Meeting
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Urban Landscape Pest Management

Online Webinar - Commercial Recertification

September 9, 2021

Credits Offered (Five Total Hours):  
Core (one hour)
3A- Aquatic
4A- Forestry
5- Industrial Vegetation
6A - Ornamental Pest
6C - Ornamental Weed
8- Turfgrass

Online Registration is open:

Registration is closed

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Ohio Pesticide Commercial Applicator Recertification 


2021 - All Recertification is Online
Two Ways to Recertify!

Live Commercial Recertification Online Webinars

  • Five webinars
  • 5-7 commercial categories offered each date

Registration Closed

Self-Paced Online Recertification

  • All commercial categories are offered
  • Offered by the credit hour

Registration Open

Online Recertification will be available in 2021. Opening dates below:

Commercial: January 19, 2021
Private and Fertilizer: January 11, 2021

For more information on 2021 Commercial Recertification opportunities, visit this page. 

Other Opportunities

For an up-to-date list of recertification opportunities, visit the Ohio Department of Agriculture Webpage.

September 22, 2021 - Ohio Pest Management Association
Location: Ohio Dept. of Agriculture, Reynoldsburg or Virtual
Contact: Tel:

December 6-10, OTF Conference and Show
Location: Great Columbus Convention Center; Columbus, Ohio 43215
Contact: 614-285-4683;

Commercial Pesticide License Requirements

To keep a commercial pesticide applicator license current, applicators must take 5 hours of recertification credit every 3 years. The specific requirements are:

1 hour of Core required

+ 1/2 hour in each category on applicator license required

+ additional time in any category (after completing 1 hour of core and each category requirement)

= 5 hours of time for recertification

Click here to check your recertification status




E-mail the Pesticide Safety Education Program, Ohio State University Extension, at: or call (614) 292-4070.