New Pesticide Applicator Training - October 3, 2018

Oct 3, 2018 (All day)
$35 - morning session, $30 - afternoon session
Ohio Department of Agriculture
Pesticide Safety Education Program

New Pesticide Applicator Training Classes 
(Core and Categories 2c, 5, 6c, 8)

Taught at the Ohio Department of Agriculture in Reynoldsburg

Ohio Department of Agriculture
Bromfield Administration Building
8995 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068


License and Study Materials


New Pesticide Applicator Training Classes

(Core and Categories 2c, 5, 6c, 8)

This training program provides an overview of pesticide safety information. It is a supplement to the study manual provide by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. It is strongly suggested that you review the study materials before attending this class.  

Everyone attending the morning session will receive documentation that they have met the requirements of Trained Serviceperson training. A Trained Serviceperson can apply pesticides in Ohio as long as they are working under the supervision of a licensed commercial applicator. The afternoon sessions will review Agricultural Weed Control (Category 2c) and Ornamental Weed Control (Category 6c). Attendees will choose between Industrial Vegetation (Category 5) and Turf (Category 8).

Testing is available at the conclusion of the day. A photo ID is required for the test.

Click here to view the program brochure

Note: There will be no recertification credits offered at any 2018 New Applicator classes. If you need recertification credits, please attend one of our Commercial Recertification Conferences in the winter.





$35 Morning Session - Core/Trained Service Persons
$30 Afternoon Sessions - Categories 2c, 6c, 5, 8


Registration and check in opens at 8:30 a.m. The class begins at 9:00 a.m. The class fees include a continental breakfast, instruction, and class notes. Lunch is included with pre-registration. To receive study materials for the class, you must apply for a license with the Ohio Department of Agriculture, which requires a separate $35 fee. Signing up for this class will not deliver you study materials.

Click here to download a registration form
Register with a Credit Card
Register with a Check or Purchase Order
If using a purchase order when registering for the class, click here for W-9 form

On-site registration accepts cash and check ONLY. No credit cards can be used for on-site registration.

Refunds and Cancellations: There will be a $25 processing charge for any refunds. No refunds will be given after two weeks following the class. There is a $30 fee for any returned checks.




Registration and check in begins at 8:30 a.m. Below is the class schedule. Exams are available at the conclusion of the class, around 3:30 p.m. You will choose what exams you would like to take during the check-in process at the beginning of the day. Attendees that attend the morning session will receive a Trained Serviceperson certificate. 



License and Study Materials

The New Applicator Pesticide Training course is designed to help you prepare for the Commercial Pesticide Applicator test. To become licensed, you must apply for your license with the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

The application for a pesticide license requires a separate $35 fee be paid to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Once you have applied for your license, you will receive study materials. It can take 4-6 weeks to receive your study materials. We recommend that you apply for your license before taking this course. A representative from the ODA will be available on site to distribute study materials, if you have not yet received them.

You must pass the core test and at least one category test to receive your license.

Click here for the applicator application form and instructions on obtaining a license.


Training Provided by:

Pesticide Safety Education Program
Ohio State University Extension
(614) 292-4070

Registration Questions: WalCom-Registration Services

Program Questions: OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program