Anyone in the state of Vermont who uses, supervises, recommends, or sells pesticides and/or trains Worker Protection Standard handlers/workers may be required to take and pass the CORE exam and all appropriate category exams to become certified. Certification is administered by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets to ensure that pesticides are used in a proper and legal manner.

This approximately 2.9 hour course is presented in ten modules that provide a review of Category 7a Subcategory Structural and Rodent manual content content required to take the Vermont 7A General (Structural) Pest Control pesticide applicator certification category exam. The modules may be viewed at your own pace and full completion is not required. Once enrolled, you will have FOURTEEN (14) DAYS to complete the review.

  • This course is for anyone wishing a Vermont 7A General (Structural) Pest Control pesticide applicator license: pest control operators, government or municipal employees, university employees, etc.
  • This course is not intended as a substitute for study of the manual and inserts (see list below).
  • This course does not provide recertification credit. Please see related Vermont Pesticide Safety Education course offerings for recertification credits.

Requires Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2007 or later and/or a pdf reader such as Adobe Acrobat.

For more information please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at sarah.kingsley@uvm.edu.

Presented by University of Vermont Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. [Published 2020]

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NOTE: Anyone using the Category 7a Subcategory Structural and Rodent manual for other state pesticide applicator certification may also use this review.  Please check with your state certifying agency for local laws, regulations, and additional required study materials.

The fee for this course is $40.  To purchase and enroll in the course, click the following button: