Michigan pest control professionals, including private and commercial pesticide applicators, can now complete their required continuing education training using online video courses. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has approved 10 new online video continuing education courses produced by Certified Training Institute in partnership with Mississippi State University.
These courses are based on the National Pesticide Core Standards and are approved for core credits in Michigan as well as many other states. The on-screen instructor for these courses is Gene Merkl. Gene is a licensed landscape architect, former nursery owner, and is currently the Pesticide Education Coordinator for MSU (Mississippi State University) Extension service. Using real life examples, Gene walks students through each topic making sure to cover exactly what you need to know as working professionals.
Online video pesticide courses approved by Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development:
Pesticide Application Procedures
Pesticides in the Environment
Federal Pesticide Laws
Pesticide Hazards and First Aid
Planning the Pesticide Application
Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response
Transportation, Storage, Security, and Professional Conduct
These online video courses are meant to set a higher standard for online education in the pesticide industry. These are the same great courses that you would normally have to travel to a classroom to attend, but now they are much more convenient. With these new online video courses, applicators can complete their training on their schedule from the comfort of home. These courses can be taken using any internet connected device, including phones, tablets or computers, and your certificate is available immediately upon course completion.
These training courses are available 24/7 and can be taken at your convenience. The do not have to be completed in a single sitting, and you may come and go as you please.
To register and start you pest control continuing education courses simply click this link (Online Pesticide CE Courses) or call 1-800-727-7104 and one of our personal course advisors can walk you through getting set up.