Taught at the Ohio Department of Agriculture in Reynoldsburg or Online Webinar
Classes will be online or Ohio Department of Agriculture
Bromfield Administration Building
8995 East Main Street
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068
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 provided 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.
Note: If you need recertification credits, please attend one of our Commercial Recertification Conferences in the winter.
Training Dates and Registration
CORE AND CATEGORIES 5, 6C, 8
$35 Morning Session - Core/Trained Service Persons
$25 Afternoon Sessions - Categories 6c, 5 or 8
New Applicator Class- Select Date below to regis
August 18 - In person - Registration Full
October 4 - Webinar
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.
Registration and check in begins at 8:30 a.m. Below is the class schedule. There are no online webinars. Register for an exam here.
|9:00 Morning Session|
|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)|
|2:10 Breakout Sessions|
|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.
Training Provided by:
Pesticide Safety Education Program
Ohio State University Extension
Registration Questions: WalCom-Registration Services
Program Questions: OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program