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Online California Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Bundles

California Technical Branch 2 Complete 16 Credit Bundle

Online HD Video | Field Representatives and Operators
This course bundle is designed for the Technical Branch 2 Field Representative or Operator in California. All courses are approved by the SPCB. Credits include 8 credits of rules and regulations, 4 credits of Technical Branch 2 training, 2 credits of IPM training, and 2 credits of general training. Please click on course details for a detailed list of courses.

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$209.00
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California Applicator Complete 12 Credit Bundle

Online HD Video | Applicators
This course bundle is designed for the structural applicator in California. All courses are approved by the SPCB. Credits include 4 credits of rules and regulations, 6 credits of Pesticide Application and Use (PAU), and 2 credits of IPM training. Please click on course details for a detailed list of courses.

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$159.00
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Online California Continuing Education Courses

Vertebrate Pest Control Related Courses

Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | California SPCB Approved

4 credits: Technical Branch 2
This course focuses on the fundamentals of wildlife damage inspection including identification based on habitat, routes of entry, scat, and tracks. It will help you understand the unique biological and legal risks that are involved with the inspection process in California as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.

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$59.00
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Cage Trapping Techniques | California SPCB Approved

3 credits: PAU, Technical Branch 2
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments in California. Best practices surrounding appropriate traps for target animals, effective baits, and safe and humane use of traps will be outlined.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Invertebrate Pest Control Related Courses

Bed Bugs: Overview and Management | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: IPM
1 credit: PAU, Technical Branch 2

Structural applicators in California know that managing a bed bug infestation is difficult on many levels. This course looks at the history of bed bugs, current integrated pest management approaches to preventing and managing an infestation, and several of the chemical options available when your non-chemical controls and methods have failed.

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$35.00
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IPM for Termite Prevention | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: IPM
Termites are one of the most destructive pests in the United States. But there are several common-sense IPM practices that can be implemented to make a structure less inviting to termites from the start. This course will provide a review of IPM principles, termite biology, and several IPM practices to make any structure less attractive to termites.

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$19.00
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Mosquito Control Courses

Mosquito Identification | California SPCB Approved

3 credits: Technical Branch 2
Correct identification of each mosquito species is an important step to managing the mosquito population in your area. Each species of mosquito has its own preferred habitat and breeding environment. This course covers the preferred habitat, breeding ground, and physiological differences between five major species of mosquitoes found throughout the United States.

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$49.00
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Intro to Mosquito Control | California SPCB Approved

2 credits: Technical Branch 2
To effectively manage a mosquito population as part of an integrated pest management plan applicators must be familiar with mosquito physiology, the lifecycle of the mosquito, and various collection and surveillance methods for both adult mosquitoes and larvae. This course will talk about surveillance methods, mosquito anatomy, and touch on the diseases that are most commonly vectored by mosquitoes in the United States.

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$35.00
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Mosquito Management & Control | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: IPM
1 credit: PAU, Technical Branch 2

Mosquito management is a daunting task for many applicators. When mosquito management is done incorrectly or isn't done at all, mosquitoes can make public spaces unusable. This course will discuss common methods of mosquito controls, everything from physical controls, to pesticides, to record keeping, all as part of a solid integrated pest management approach to mosquito control.

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$35.00
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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: Technical Branch 2
This course covers a range of mosquito-borne diseases with an emphasis on the Zika virus. Zika's extent, side effects, testing, and diagnostics are detailed along with protection and reduction techniques of mosquitoes to minimize the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases in California.

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$19.00
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Pollinator Health Related Courses

Pollinator Stewardship | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: PAU, Technical Branch 2
This course provides an outline of the primary concerns of the bee-keeping industry including colony collapse disorder (CCD), factors affecting honey bee decline, invasive insects, fungal disease, best practices for pollinator stewardship, and minimizing pesticide risks for pollinators in California.

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$19.00
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Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: PAU, Technical Branch 2
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in California to coordinate the efforts of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find the balance between managing pest and protecting pollinators. 

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$19.00
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Disease Management Related Courses

Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | California SPCB Approved

2 credits: PAU, Technical Branch 2
This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management in enclosed spaces where exposure is increased, and the different tools and techniques needed to successfully control the environment in California.  

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$49.00
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Pesticide Basics and Safety Courses

Reading the Pesticide Label: Beyond the Basics | California SPCB Approved

2 credits: Rules & Regs
Labels are increasing in complexity and depth of information. It is never suggested that anyone try to memorize a pesticide label. By reviewing parts of a label and recognizing label language and use, we hope that you feel more comfortable with the information on pesticide labels and feel confident in understanding the information the present.

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$35.00
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Pesticides in the Environment, Pest Management and How Fungicides Work | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: PAU, Technical Branch 2 
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in California. Initially, hazards to humans were the primary reason the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decided to classify a pesticide as a restricted-use product.

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$19.00
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Federal Pesticide Laws | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: Rules and Regs
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment in California. This course addresses the Federal pesticide laws that control the labeling, sale and distribution, storage, transportation, use and disposal in the best public interest. 

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$19.00
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Pesticide Formulations | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: Rules and Regs
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations in California, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.

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$19.00
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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: Rules and Regs
Pesticides are designed to be toxic so they can control pests (e.g., plants, insects, rodents, fungi, and bacteria) while not harming non-target organisms and anyone else exposed to the product. Pesticide users in California need to be concerned with the hazards associated with exposure to the chemical and not just the toxicity of the pesticide.

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$19.00
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Pesticide Labeling | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: Rules and Regs
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in California are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label.

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$19.00
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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: Rules and Regs
Wearing PPE can reduce exposure (dermal, inhalation, ocular, or oral) and thereby lower the chances of pesticide injury, illness, or poisoning. It is important that all pesticide applicators and handlers in California understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 

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$19.00
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Transportation, Storage, Security and Professional Conduct | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: Rules and Regs
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in California, under what conditions uncertified people can make applications of restricted use products and how to communicate these issues with customers. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Integrated Pest and Resistance Management | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: IPM
This course covers a range of topics important to pesticide resistance management in California including Integrated Pest Management (IPM), correct sampling techniques for plant pathogens, proper insect identification, and pesticide application equipment calibration.  

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$19.00
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Respiratory Protection | California SPCB Approved

1 credit: Rules and Regs
When the pesticide label requires a respirator it's important to know how to use a respirator safely. This course outlines the types of respirators available, proper fit, and inspection/maintenance requirements.

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$19.00
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Online Worker Protection Standard Course

2019 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) - Agricultural Worker Training Program (Unlimited)

Train Unlimited Workers | EPA Worker PST 00024 | EPA Handler PST 00018; 00022; or 00027
(Handler materials provided through PERC) This EPA Approved Training Program provides everything your business needs to train your agricultural workers. This video program comes in both English and Spanish and trains unlimited workers. Includes Handler Training Guide and Tracking System at No Extra Cost!

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$399.00
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2019 Worker Protection Standard (WPS) - Agricultural Worker Training Program (25 Workers)

Train 25 Workers | EPA Worker PST 00024 | EPA Handler PST 00018; 00022; or 00027
(Handler materials provided through PERC) This EPA Approved Training Program provides everything your business needs to train your agricultural workers. This video program comes in both English and Spanish and trains up to 25 workers. Includes Handler Training Guide and Tracking System at No Extra Cost!

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$159.00
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Online California Pesticide Applicator Exam Prep Course

Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Exam Prep Program

12 Hour | Online HD Video
This course is intended as a study guide for the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual. The test administered by your state, tribe, territory, or federal department/agency will cover this information along with state, tribe, etc. specific information. Passing the core exam is essential to becoming a certified applicator. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation of pesticide safety principles. By learning how to handle pesticides correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

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$99.00
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Turfgrass Pest Management Exam Prep

8 Hour | Online HD Video
This course is intended as a study guide for the Turfgrass Pest Management category exam. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation of turf management principles. By learning how to manage your turf correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

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$89.00
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Ornamental Plant Pest Management Exam Prep

8 Hour | Online HD Video
Pest management of ornamental plants involves multiple steps. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation of ornamental pest management principles. By learning how to manage the landscape correctly, you will be able to protect yourself, others, and the environment from pesticide misuse.

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$89.00
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Mosquito Control Exam Prep

8 Hour | Online HD Video
This course is intended as a study guide for the Mosquito Management category exam. This course will start you off on the right track and provide a solid foundation to mosquito managment and control the mosquito populations in and around your home or park. 

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$89.00
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California SPCB Applicator Continuing Education Requirements

Applicator's Continuing Education Requirements

Branch(es) Licensed Total Hours Rules and Regs Pesticide Use and Application Integrated Pest Management
Branch 2 12 4 6 2
Branch 3 12 4 6 2
Branches 2 and 3 12 4 6 2

Field Representative and Operator Licenses

Branch(es) Licensed Total Hours Rules & Regs Technical Branch 1 Technical Branch 2 Technical Branch 3 Integrated Pest Management General
Branch 1 16 8 4 - - - 4
Branch 2 16 8 - 4 - 2 2
Branch 3 16 8 - - 4 2 2
Branches 1 and 2 20 8 4 4 - 2 2
Branches 1 and 3 20 8 4 - 4 2 2
Branches 2 and 3 20 8 - 4 4 2 2
Branches 1, 2, and 3 24 8 4 4 4 2 2

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About our courses
We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation - Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Division. Our instructor-led video courses are fast, easy, affordable and meet state licensing requirements. We offer the following continuing education courses in full HD video, and they are available when you are!

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