Florida Pesticide Applicator

Renewal Deadline:
Every four-years by the end of the original issue month.

CE Requirements:
Differs by license. See details below.

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Online Florida Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Right of Way: Pest Control | Florida Approval #25984

3.5 hour course | Approved for 3.5 CEUs: Right-Of-Way Pest Control
This course will help applicators in Florida understand the five main groups of pests, identifying those pests, and help applicators decide on management strategies. It will also cover the main causes of plant disease, plant life cycles, and the developmental stages through which plants progress.

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$54.00
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Cage Trapping Techniques | Florida Approval #25084

3 hour course | Approved for 3 CEUs: Limited Wildlife Trapper
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments in Florida. Best practices surrounding appropriate traps for target animals, effective baits, and safe and humane use of traps will be outlined.

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$49.00
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Right of Way: Weed Control | Florida Approval #25985

3 hour course | Approved for 3 CEUs: Right-of-Way Pest Control
This course will review the methods and techniques to manage vegetation on rights of way and non-cropland industrial sites safely without damage to non-target species, sites, objects or the environment in Florida.

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$49.00
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Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | Florida Approval #25085

2 hour course | Approved for 2 CEUs: Click here for approved categories 
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in Florida. Students will learn about different fumigation devices and products, and how best to comply with label restrictions to protect both non-targets and applicators from harm.

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$35.00
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Transportation, Storage, Security and Professional Conduct | Florida Approval #24360

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core 
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in Florida, under what conditions uncertified people can make applications of restricted use products and how to communicate these issues with customers. 

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$19.00
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Pest Identification: Rice, Cotton and Peanuts | Florida Approval #25991

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: Click here for approved categories
This course discusses proper insect identification for rice, cotton, and peanuts. Each pest and pathogen are identified according to various stages of maturity, the signs and symptoms exhibited, and the type of biological, cultural or chemical control recommended for each.

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$19.00
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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | Florida Approval #25988

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: Click here for approved categories
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 Florida.

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$19.00
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Row Crop Basics: IPM, Insect Sampling & Calibration | Florida Approval #25989

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: Click here for approved categories
Managing your row crops takes time and attention to detail. Your IPM strategy, insect sampling techniques, and pesticide applications all need to work together. This course covers the basics of sound IPM principles, insect sampling techniques, and how to effectively calibrate your equipment to help Florida applicators manage their crop.  
 

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$19.00
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Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | Florida Approval #25987

4 hour course | Approved for 5 CEUs: Click here for approved categories
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 Florida as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.

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$59.00
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Turfgrass: Keys to Identification and Management | Florida Approval #25986

2.5 hour course | Approved for 2.5 CEUs: Click here for approved categories
This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management for various turf grasses, the multiple steps involved, and the different tools and techniques to successfully control the environment in Florida.

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$42.00
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Pollinator Stewardship | Florida Approval #25983

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: Click here for approved categories
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 Florida.

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$19.00
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Pest Identification: Corn, Soybean and Grain Sorghum | Florida Approval #25982

1.5 hour course | Approved for 1.5 CEUs: Click here for approved categories
This course discusses pest identification and management strategies for corn, soybean and grain sorghum. Each species is identified according to various stages of maturity, the signs and symptoms exhibited, and the type of biological, cultural or chemical control recommended for each.

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$27.00
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Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | Florida Approval #25981

3 hour course | Approved for 3 CEUs: Click here for approved categories
This course teaches the basics of disease management for landscape plantings,cost-minimizing strategies, and tools and techniques needed to successfully control disease in the highly competitive world of landscaping in Florida.

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$49.00
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Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Florida Approval #25979

1.5 hour course | Approved for 1.5 CEUs: Click here for approved categories
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in Florida to coordinate the efforts of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find the balance between managing pest and protecting pollinators. 

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$27.00
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | Florida Approval #25980

2.5 hour course | Approved for 2.5 CEUs: Click here for approved categories
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 Florida.  

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$42.00
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Aquatic Weed Control | Florida Approval #25978

1 hour course | Approved for up to 1 CEU: Click here for approved categories 
Managing aquatic weeds in Florida revolves around proper plant identification. Tailoring management strategies to address specific aquatic plant life is only possible through accurate identification. This course teaches the basics of aquatic weed identification and the different approaches to aquatic plant management.

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$19.00
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Ornamental/Turf Basics: Fungicides and Plant Pathogen Sampling | Florida Approval #25865

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: Click here for approved categories
This course provides a basic understanding of how fungicides work and the basics of collecting plant material samples for testing pathogens. Fungal spores, germination, plant appearance, infestations, fungicide mechanism, collection techniques, and collection dos and don'ts are all discussed.

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$19.00
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IPM for Turf Management | Florida Approval #25867

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: Click here for approved categories
As a turf manager in Florida you'll need to be more than someone who just applies pesticides. Good turf management requires the use of all the tools in the toolbox. This course will touch on the best practice cultural, mechanical, biological and chemical controls for turf management.

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$19.00
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Identification & Control of Noxious Weeds | Florida Approval #25866

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: Click here for approved categories
Managing noxious weeds can be a tricky proposition. Applicators need to be aware of both the federal and state noxious weed lists and how that affects management tactics. This course covers several weeds on the federal noxious weeds list as well as other noxious weeds found throughout the southeastern United States.

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$19.00
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Seed Treatment Product Safety | Florida Approval #25868

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: Seed Treatment
In the last ten years there has been a resurgence of treated seed use, largely due to the advent of improved chemical performance. We as agricultural producers in Florida are obviously concerned about the more modern applications of these processes. This course outlines the benefits and risks associated with treated seed products.

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$19.00
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Federal Pesticide Laws | Florida Approval #24353

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core 
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare, and preventing harm to the environment in Florida. 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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Pest Management | Florida Approval #24357

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core 
This course addresses the federal pesticide laws that control the labeling, sale and distribution, storage, transportation, use and disposal of pesticides while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment in Florida

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$19.00
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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | Florida Approval #24359

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core  
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 Florida understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 

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$19.00
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Planning the Pesticide Application | Florida Approval #24358

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core 
Before beginning a pesticide application in Florida, you should know how to select the right pesticide for the job, review the label, test for pesticide compatibility before mixing, select personal protective equipment, transfer pesticides safely, and clean up after an application.

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$19.00
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Pesticides in the Environment | Florida Approval #24352

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core 
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in Florida. 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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Pesticide Labeling | Florida Approval #24356

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core 
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in Florida are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label.

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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | Florida Approval #24355

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core 
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 Florida 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 Formulations | Florida Approval #24354

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core 
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations in Florida, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.

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$19.00
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Pesticide Application Procedures | Florida Approval #24351

1 hour course | Approved for 1 CEU: 487 General Standards/Core or 482 General Standards/Core 
Pesticides may be applied in Florida as sprays, dusts, granules, gases (vapors), fogs, baits, rubs, or dips and require the correct equipment for the pesticide as well as the job size and type. In addition, you must properly select, operate, calibrate, and maintain your equipment.

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$19.00
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Online Worker Protection Standard Course

2018 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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2018 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 Florida 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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Florida Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Requirements

16 credits - Aerial Application - Agricultural
4 credits - Agricultural Animal Pest Control
8 credits - Agricultural Row Crop Pest Control
8 credits - Agricultural Tree Crop Pest Control
4 credits - Antifouling Paint
16 credits - Aquatic Pest Control
8 credits - Forest Pest Control
4 credits - Chlorine Gas Infusion
4 credits - Demonstration and Research
4 credits - Regulatory Inspection and Sampling

16 credits - Natural Areas Weed Management
12 credits - Ornamental and Turf Pest Control
4 credits - Private Applicator Agriculture Pest Control
4 credits - Raw Agricultural Commodity Fumigation
4 credits - Wood Treatment
12 credits - Regulatory Pest Control
8 credits - Right-of-Way Pest Control
4 credits - Seed Treatment
4 credits - Sewer Root Control
4 credits - Soil and Greenhouse Fumigation

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Pesticide Applicator Training

We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Pesticide Certification Section. 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!

Need to obtain your applicator's license? Check out our Pesticide Applicator Core Exam Prep Course!

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