Commercial New Applicator Training

New Pesticide Applicator Training

Taught at the Ohio Department of Agriculture in Reynoldsburg

Ohio Department of Agriculture

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


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New Pesticide Applicator Training Classes

Core and Categories 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.  

 Virtual training does not meet the requirements of Trained Serviceperson training. The afternoon sessions will review Ornamental Weed Control (Category 6c). Attendees will choose between Industrial Vegetation (Category 5) and Turf (Category 8). Exams are not available at the conclusion of the class. Register for an exam here. 

 

Click here to view the program brochure

Note: If you need recertification credits, please attend one of our Commercial Recertification Conferences in the winter.


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 Training Dates

 

2020 Dates:

Core and Categories 5, 6C, 8

February 19
March 25
April 15
May 13
August 19 
October 7 - This course will be held as an online webinar. 

General Pest Control (Category 10a and Core): March 24 - 25  *This will be held as a webinar for everyone who pre-registered. You will receive more information in the next coming days.erences in the winter.


Registration

CORE AND CATEGORIES 5, 6C, 8
$35 Morning Session
- Core/Trained Service Persons
$30 Afternoon Sessions - Categories 6c, 5 or 8

New Applicator Class
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February 19
March 25 
April 15
May 13
August 19 
October 7 This classs will be held as an on-line webinar

General Pest Control (Category 10a and Core): March 24 - 25  *Due to the State of Emergency declared by Governor DeWine, Ohio Department of Agriculture public facilities are closed until April 11. Because of this, we will not able to hold this general pest control course on site. For those who are currently registered, we will be contacting you with your options.

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


Schedule

Registration and check in begins at 8:30 a.m. Below is the class schedule. No exams are available at the conclusion of the class. Register for an exam here. 

 
9:00 Morning Session
Core Review
Laws and Regulations Applicator Safety and Environment
Calculations and Formulations Label Interpretation and Quiz
Lunch: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. Afternoon Session
Weed and Herbicide Basics
Weed control principless and herbicide terminology for:
Ornamental Weed (6c) Industrial Vegetation (5)
Turf (8)  
2:10 Breakout Sessions
Turf (8)
Auditorium
Industrial Vegetation (5)
Seminar Room A
Turf Insects Applications and Calculations
Turf Disesease Label Reading
  Noxious Weed ID

 


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
740-524-4123


Program Questions: OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program
614-292-4070
pested@osu.edu