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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.

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There is a $50.00 registration fee per person per clinic. Participants should bring a photo I.D ,a basic function calculator (no cell phones with calculator functions) and your retest letter from the Illinois Dept of Agriculture.

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.

In addition to the testing only sessions listed below,testing(without training) is alos available by appointment at these Illinois Departement of Agriculture locations:

IDA/Bureau of Environmental Programs
P.O. Box 19281 State Fairgrounds
801 E.Sangamon
Springfield, IL 63794-9281
(217)785-2427 or (800)641-3934

IDA/Bureau of Environmental Programs
2280 Bethany Rd., Suite B
Dekalb, Il 60115-5305
(815)787-5476

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

Ornamental

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

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