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Delaware Pesticide FAQ

What are the continuing education requirements for Delaware pesticide applicators?

Commercial Applicators
1A Agricultural – 8 Hours
1B Agricultural Animal – 4 Hours
1C Fumigation of Soils/Ag Commodities – 4 Hours
02 Forest – 4 Hours
03 Ornamental & Turf – 8 Hours
04 Seed Treatment – 2 Hours
5A Aquatic – 4 Hours
5B Antifouling Paint – 0 Hours
06 Right-of-Way – 4 Hours

Industrial, Institutional, Structural & Health Related
7A General Pest Control – 18 Hours
7B Wood Destroying Pest Control – 18 Hours
7C Fumigation (Non-Agricultural) – 4 Hours
7D Wood Preservatives – 4 Hours
7E Institutional Maintenance – 18 Hours
7F Cooling Towers – 4 Hours
7G Miscellaneous – 4 Hours
08 Public Health – 4 Hours
09 Regulatory – 4 Hours
10 Demonstration and Research – 8 Hours

Are your Delaware pesticide applicator continuing education courses state-approved?

Yes! All of our courses are approved by the Delaware Department of Agriculture.

Who submits my Delaware pesticide applicator continuing education to Delaware?

Upon completion of your course(s), Certified Training Institute will submit your completed credits to the state for you.

How do I renew my Delaware pesticide applicator certification?

Notices for renewal are e-mailed and/or mailed out by no later than October 1 of each year. License renewals received after January 1 incur a late penalty fee of 20%.

My Delaware pesticide applicator certification expired, how do I get it reinstated?

You must have enough CE to renew or you will have to retake your examinations.

Is there a grace period for renewing a Delaware pesticide applicator certification?

License renewals received after January 1st incur a late penalty fee of 20%.




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