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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

Moline

Date: March 27, 2019 - March 28, 2019

  • 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)
TaxSlayer Center, 1201 River Drive

Matteson

Date: April 2, 2019 - April 3, 2019

  • 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 9, 2019 - April 10, 2019

  • 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)

Alsip

Date: April 16, 2019 - April 17, 2019

  • 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.

Springfield

Date: April 18, 2019

  • Testing Only ( 9:00 am and 1:00 pm)
IL Dept. of Agriculture Bldg. - State Fairgrounds Gate 11, 801 E. Sangamon

Skokie

Date: April 23, 2019 - April 24, 2019

  • 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

Carterville

Date: April 25, 2019

  • Testing Only ( 9:00 am and 1:00 pm)
John A. Logan College, 700 Logan College Rd., Workforce Development Bldg., Building H, Parking lot B

Des Plaines

Date: May 1, 2019 - May 2, 2019

  • 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 8, 2019 - May 9, 2019

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

St. Charles

Date: May 16, 2019

  • Testing Only ( 9:00 am and 1:00 pm)
Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St.

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