4 HOUR PESTICIDE CORE STANDARDS TRAINING COURSE AND EXAM PART 3 – Description

4 HOUR PESTICIDE CORE STANDARDS
TRAINING COURSE AND EXAM

PART 3


COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Description

This is the third part to the 12 hour pesticide training course. It is intended as a study guide for preparing to take the Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Exam administered by your state, tribe, territory, or federal department/agency. Passing the core exam is essential to becoming a certified applicator. This certification course benefits both you and the general public. By learning how to handle pesticides correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

After completing this course in its entirety, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize and implement a broad range of pesticide application best practices.
  • Be able to describe and integrate important regulatory requirements related to labeling, hazard management, environmental issues, and application procedures.
  • Outline the different types formulations, equipment, and PPE used in the pesticide industry.

Pesticide Applicator Certification

1. Emergency Response

Emergency Response Planning
Fires
Pesticide Spills

2. Planning the Pesticide Application

Selecting the Pesticide
Reviewing the Pesticide Label
Determining Pesticide Compatibility
Following Safe Mixing and Loading Practices
Cleaning and Disposing of Pesticide Containers
Applying Pesticides Correctly
Cleaning up after Mixing, Loading, and Application
Professionalism

3. Pesticide Application Procedures

Application Methods
Safety Systems
Application Equipment
Equipment Calibration
Calculating Area
Calculating the Application Rate
Techniques to Minimize Drift

4. Professional Conduct

Pesticide Security and Supervision
Public and Customer Communications

5. Final Exam

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