PLEASE READ: The courses in this category provide the 60-minute course requirement for the state re-certification.

This 60-minute instruction equals 1 CORE credit recertification course, you will learn the history of pest control, bioaccumulation and biomagnification, main groups of pests, pest management methods, groups of pesticides, contact and systemic pesticides, and integrated pest management.

When you have completed the course and received a 75% or better on the End of Course Quiz, pesticide applicators will receive 1 (one) CORE recertification credit and may print a completion certificate. Credits for this course are only available for Connecticut, Maine, Tennessee, and Vermont, as they require 60-minutes of instruction to equal 1 CORE recertification credit.

Vermont applicators: must print your certificate, sign it, and mail to Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.

Tennessee applicators: this course qualifies as 1 point in the following categories: C01-C08; C10-C14; and C16.

The cost is $35.00 for the course. To purchase and enroll in the course, please click here

For more information, contact Sharon Gripp via email at sgripp@psu.edu

To meet your state's 60-minutes of instruction = 1 CORE recertification credit, we have combined two of our 30-minute courses: Pesticide Labeling and Pesticide Formulations.

In the Pesticide Labeling course, you will learn about how a pesticide is brought to market, types of pesticide registrations, when to read the label, parts of the label, signal words, and MSDSs.

In the Pesticide Formulations course, you will learn about solubility; advantages, disadvantages, and abbreviations of dry, liquid, and other formulation types; pesticide mixtures, compatibility, and jar testing; and types of adjuvants and surfactants.

When you have completed both courses, you must then earn a 75% or better on each of the End of Course Quizzes. Pesticide applicators will receive 1 CORE recertification credit and have the ability to save or print a Completion Certificate. Credits for this course are only available for Connecticut, Maine, Tennessee, and Vermont, as they require 60-minutes of instruction to equal 1 CORE recertification credit.

Vermont applicators: must print your certificate, sign it, and mail to Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.

Tennessee applicators: this course qualifies as 1 point in the following categories: C01-C08; C10-C14; and C16.

The cost is $40.00 for the combined course. To purchase and enroll in the course, please click here.

For more information, contact Sharon Gripp via email at sgripp@psu.edu.

To meet your state's 60-minutes of instruction = 1 CORE recertification credit, we have combined two of our 30-minute courses: Transportation, Storage and Security and Emergency or Incident Response.

In the Transportation, Storage, and Security recertification course, you will learn about safety and security issues while pesticides are in transit or in storage, vehicle operator responsibilities, other transportation precautions, risk assessment, employee training, and preventing security problems.

In the Emergency or Incident Response recertification course, you will learn the components of emergency response plan, how to create a site map, the potential problems with pesticide fires, about the Hazard Identification System, how to handle a pesticide spill, and what to include in a spill kit.

When you have completed both courses, you must then earn a 75% or better on each of the End of Course Quizzes. Pesticide applicators will receive 1 (one) CORE recertification credit and may save or print a completion certificate. Credits for this course are only available for Connecticut, Maine, Tennessee, and Vermont, as they require 60-minutes of instruction to equal 1 CORE recertification credit.

Vermont applicators: must print your certificate, sign it, and mail to Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.

Tennessee applicators: this course qualifies as 1 point in the following categories: C01-C08; C10-C14; and C16.

The cost is $40.00 for the combined course. To purchase and enroll in the course, please click here.

For more information, contact Sharon Gripp via email at sgripp@psu.edu