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Pesticide Safety Education Program

Commercial Pesticide Safety Education Program Training Clinics

Pre-Registration is the only way to guarantee a seat. Walk-ins may not be guaranteed seating due to space restrictions.

Cancellation Policy: If you do not cancel or reschedule your registration prior to your scheduled class time you will be charged the $50 registration fee.

You can also Register Online >>>.

There is a $50.00 registration fee per person per clinic. Participants should bring at least one form of identification which includes a photograph. Check-in starts at 7:30 am each day.

For questions regarding registration, contact the University of Illinois at 1-800-644-2123.

Choose a training topic:

General Standards

First dayStartFinish
General Standards training8:0011:30
Testing (GS only)12:304:00

Testing only

General Standards and all category examinations will be given at 9:00 a.m. and again at 1:00 p.m. for the following testing only sessions. No fee is charged for test-only sessions, but preregistration is required.

Field crops

First dayStartFinish
General Standards training8:0011:30
Testing (GS only)12:304:00
Second dayStartFinish
Field Crop training8:0011:30
Testing (FC, GS and all categories)12:304:00

Seed Treatment

First dayStartFinish
General Standards training8:0011:30
Testing (GS only)12:304:00
Seed Treatment training3:004:30
Second dayStartFinish
Testing (S, GS and all categories)12:304:00

Turf

First dayStartFinish
General Standards training8:0011:30
Testing (GS only)12:304:00
Second dayStartFinish
Turf Training8:0011:30
Testing (Turf, GS and all categories)12:304:00

Ornaments

First dayStartFinish
General Standards training8:0011:30
Testing (GS only)12:304:00
Ornamentals training (part 1)2:305:00
Second dayStartFinish
Ornamentals training (part 2) Calibration10:3011:30
Testing (Orn, GS and all categories)12:304:00

Mosquito

First dayStartFinish
General Standards training8:0011:30
Testing (GS only)12:304:00
Second dayStartFinish
Mosquito training8:3011:30
Testing (MOS, GS and all categories)12:304:00

Rights-of-way

First dayStartFinish
General Standards training8:0011:30
Testing (GS only)12:304:00
Second dayStartFinish
Rights-of-Way training8:3011:30
Testing (ROW, GS and all categories)12:304:00

Aquatic

First dayStartFinish
General Standards training8:0011:30
Testing (GS only)12:304:00
Aquatics training2:305:00
Second dayStartFinish
Testing (AQ, GS and all categories)12:304:00

Demonstration and Research

First dayStartFinish
General Standards training8:0011:30
Testing (GS only)12:304:00
D & R training2:305:00
Second dayStartFinish
Testing (D&R, GS and all categories)12:304:00

Springfield

Date: November 28, 2017 - November 29, 2017

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Field Crops (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Seed Treatment (Day 1: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Crowne Plaza, 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy. (I-55 & Stevenson Dr.)

Sandwich

Date: December 14, 2017 - December 15, 2017

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Field Crops (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Seed Treatment (Day 1: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
Timber Creek Inn & Suites, 3300 Drew Ave. (off Rt. 34)

Champaign

Date: December 18, 2017 - December 19, 2017

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Field Crops (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Seed Treatment (Day 1: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm)
Illinois Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street

Peoria

Date: January 4, 2018 - January 5, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Field Crops (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave. Room 400

Rockford

Date: January 11, 2018 - January 12, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
Giovanni's Convention Center, 610 N. Bell School Rd.

Mt. Vernon

Date: January 18, 2018 - January 19, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Mosquito (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Doubletree Hotel, 222 Potomac Blvd. (I-57 & Rt. 15)

Matteson

Date: January 23, 2018 - January 24, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Aquatic (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
Holiday Inn, 500 Holiday Plaza Dr. (I-57 & Rt. 30)

Champaign

Date: January 29, 2018 - January 30, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Illinois Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street

Crystal Lake

Date: February 1, 2018 - February 2, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Holiday Inn, 800 S. Rt. 31

Jacksonville

Date: February 6, 2018 - February 7, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Field Crops (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
Hamilton's, 110 North East St. (N. of Rt. 104 on Clay Ave., W. on State St.)

Springfield

Date: February 13, 2018 - February 14, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Crowne Plaza, 3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy. (I-55 & Stevenson Dr.)

Alsip

Date: February 20, 2018 - February 21, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Doubletree Hotel, 5000 W. 127th St.

Collinsville

Date: February 27, 2018 - February 28, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Aquatic (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
Gateway Center, One Gateway Dr. (Rt 157 & I-70)

Skokie

Date: March 6, 2018 - March 7, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Holiday Inn, 5300 W. Touhy (W. of I-94)

Peoria

Date: March 13, 2018 - March 14, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Aquatic (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave. Room 400

Champaign

Date: March 20, 2018

  • Testing Only
Hawthorn Suites, 101 Trade Center Dr. (Rt. 45 S.)

Moline

Date: March 22, 2018 - March 23, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
I-Wireless Center, 1201 River Drive

Rockford

Date: March 26, 2018 - March 27, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Mosquito (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Giovanni's Convention Center, 610 N. Bell School Rd.

Matteson

Date: April 3, 2018 - April 4, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Mosquito (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Holiday Inn, 500 Holiday Plaza Dr. (I-57 & Rt. 30)

Collinsville

Date: April 10, 2018 - April 11, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Mosquito (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Gateway Center, One Gateway Dr. (Rt 157 & I-70)

Carterville

Date: April 12, 2018

  • Testing Only
John A. Logan College, Room H127 Workforce Dev Bldg, Building H, Park in Lot B, 700 Logan College Rd

Springfield

Date: April 17, 2018

  • Testing Only
IL Dept. of Agriculture Bldg. - State Fairgrounds Gate 11, 801 E. Sangamon

Alsip

Date: April 23, 2018 - April 24, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Mosquito (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Doubletree Hotel, 5000 W. 127th St.

Skokie

Date: April 25, 2018 - April 26, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Ornamental (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Aquatic (Day 1: 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm)
Holiday Inn, 5300 W. Touhy (W. of I-94)

Des Plaines

Date: May 2, 2018 - May 3, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Turf (Day 2: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Mosquito (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
  • Rights-of-way (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
Oakton Community College, 1600 E Golf Rd. Room 1604

Springfield

Date: May 9, 2018 - May 10, 2018

  • General Standards (Day 1: 8:00 am - 11:30 am)
  • Mosquito (Day 2: 8:30 am - 11:30 am)
IL Dept. of Agriculture Bldg. - State Fairgrounds Gate 11, 801 E. Sangamon

Streamwood

Date: May 17, 2018

  • Testing Only
The Seville, 700 S. Barrington Rd.

* All state pesticide certification and licensing exams and associated materials are only provided in English.