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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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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Online Idaho 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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Online Idaho Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | Idaho Approval #2018472

3 Hour course | Approved for 3 Recertification Credits
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 Idaho.
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Right of Way: Pest Control | Idaho Approval #2018474

3 Hour course | Approved for 3 Recertification Credits
This course will help applicators in Idaho 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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Right of Way: Weed Control | Idaho Approval #2018475

3 Hour course | Approved for 3 Recertification Credits 
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 Idaho.
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Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | Idaho Approval #2018478

3 Hour course | Approved for 3 Recertification Credits
This course focuses on the fundamentals of wildlife damage inspection including indentification 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 Idaho as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.
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Cage Trapping Techniques | Idaho Approval #2018483

2 Hour course | Approved for 2 Recertification Credits
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments in Idaho. Best practices surrounding appropriate traps for target animals, effective baits, and safe and humane use of traps will be outlined.
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | Idaho Approval #2018470

2 Hour course | Approved for 2 Recertification Credits
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 Idaho.  
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Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | Idaho Approval #2018481

2 Hour course | Approved for 2 Recertification Credits
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in Idaho. 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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Pest Identification: Rice and Cotton | Idaho Approval #2018473

2 Hour course | Approved for 2 Recertification Credits
This course discusses proper insect and plant pathogen sampling techniques as well as pest identification for Rice and Cotton. 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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Turfgrass: Keys to Disease Identification and Management | Idaho Approval #2018477

2 Hour course | Approved for 2 Recertification Credits
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 Idaho.
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Aquatic Weed Control | Idaho Approval #2018467

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit  
Managing aquatic weeds in Idaho revolves around proper plant identificaiton. 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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Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Idaho Approval #2018469

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in Idaho to coordinate the effors of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find the balance between managing pest and protecting pollinators. 
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Integrated Pest and Resistance Management | Idaho Approval #2018471

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
This course covers a range of topics important to pesticide resistance management in Idaho including Integrated Pest managaement (IPM), correct sampling techniques for plant pathogens, proper insect identificaiton, and pesticide application equipment calibration.  
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Pest Identification: Corn, Soybean and Grain Sorghum | Idaho Approval #2018468

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
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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Pollinator Stewardship | Idaho Approval #2018476

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
This course provides an outline of the primary concerns of the beekeeping industry including colony collapse disorder (CCD), factors effecting honey bee decline, invasive insects, fungal disease, best practices for pollinator stewardship, and minimizing pesticide risks for pollinators in Idaho.
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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | Idaho Approval #2018466

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
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 Idaho.
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Federal Pesticide Laws | Idaho Approval #2018415

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare, and preventing harm to the environment in Idaho. 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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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | Idaho Approval #2018416

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
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 Idaho understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 
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Pest Management | Idaho Approval #2018417

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
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 Idaho. 
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Pesticide Application Procedures | Idaho Approval #2018418

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
Pesticides may be applied in Idaho 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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Pesticide Formulations | Idaho Approval #2018419

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations in Idaho, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.
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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | Idaho Approval #2018420

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
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 Idaho 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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Pesticide Labeling | Idaho Approval #2018421

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in Idaho are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label.
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Pesticides in the Environment | Idaho Approval #2018422

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in Idaho. 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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Planning the Pesticide Application | Idaho Approval #2018423

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
Before beginning a pesticide application in Idaho, 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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Transportation, Storage, Security and Professional Conduct | Idaho Approval #2018424

1 Hour course | Approved for 1 Recertification Credit
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in Idaho, under what conditions uncertified people can make applications of restricted use products and how to communicate these issues with customers. 
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STATE REQUIREMENTS

 INITIAL CERTIFICATION

How do I get my Idaho pesticide applicator's license?

Private Applicators –

  • Step 1 – Pass the closed book exam with a score of 70% or higher. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course.
  • Step 2 – Complete an ISDA license application
  • Step 3 – Pay the fee for desired categories
    • $10 for the RU Category
    • $20 for the CH Category
    • $30 for RU and CH Categories

Professional Applicator License –

  • Step 1 – Pass the closed book exam with a score of 70% or higher. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course.
  • Step 2 – Complete ISDA Professional Applicator license application.
  • Step 3 - Provide proof of financial responsibility.
  • Step 4 - Pay the $120 licensing fee.

Dealer License –

  • Step 1 – Pass the closed book exam with a score of 70% or higher. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course.
  • Step 2 – Complete the ISDA license application
  • Step 3 – Pay the $100 license fee for the two-year licensing period

RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS

Renewal Cycle: 2 years

 Renewal Deadline: 2 years after the date of issuance

How do I renew my Idaho pesticide applicator license?
Idaho applicators must renew their license every two years by completing the state-required continuing education, completing a renewal application, and paying appropriate fees. License renewal applications will be mailed to you by the Idaho Department of Agriculture approximately 45 days before your expiration date.

Private Applicators

  1. Complete 6 hours continuing education
  2. Complete the renewal application provided by the ISDA
  3. Pay the appropriate fees
    • $10 RU Category
    • $20 Chemigation Category
    • $30 for both categories
  4. Photocopy the front and back of your license, showing your signature and the appropriate recertification credits.

Professional Applicators

  1. Complete 15-hours of continuing education
  2. Complete the renewal application provided by the ISDA
  3. Pay the $120 licensing fee
  4. Photocopy the front and back of your license, showing your signature and the appropriate recertification credits
  5. Provide proof of financial responsibility
    *Professional applicators who do not apply pesticides may submit an exception from responsibility form.

Do I need continuing education credits to maintain my Idaho pesticide applicators license?
Yes, Private and Professional Applicators require continuing education to renew their licensing.

  • Private Applicators – must obtain 6 hours of validated pesticide training during their licensing period.
  • Professional Applicators – must obtain 15 hours of validated pesticide training during their licensing period.

Who submits my continuing education to the state?
Certified Training Institute will submit your continuing education certificates to the state.

Are your courses state approved?
Yes! All of our courses are state approved. Approval numbers are listed after the course title.

Frequently Asked Questions

What classifications of applicator's licensing does Idaho have?

The Idaho Plant Board recognizes the following classification of applicator licensing:

  • Private Applicators – an individual who applies or supervises the application of any restricted use pesticides on agricultural commodities on property owned or rented without compensation.
    • RU Category: individuals who apply or supervise the application of restricted-use pesticides to produce agricultural commodities or forest crops on land owned by themselves or their employer
    • CH Category: individuals who apply pesticides or fertilizers through irrigation systems they own or their employer owns.
    • SF Category: individuals who apply fumigation chemicals to soils by application methods including Chemigation
  • Professional Applicators – apply or supervise the application of pesticides on land or property of another for compensation or apply pesticides/fertilizers through irrigation systems on another individual’s land for compensation or offer/supply technical advice/recommendations regarding the use of agricultural pesticides.
  • Dealer License – Individuals who sell restricted use pesticides.
What are the categories and subcategories for Idaho pesticide licensing?

The State of Idaho currently has 22 categories and subcategories for pesticide licensing. Applicators holding a commercial license will need to pass the core exam along with at least one of these specialties.

LS: Law & Safety
AH: Agricultural Herbicide
AI: Agricultural Insecticide/Fungicide
CH: Chemigation
CP: Commodity Pest Control
LP: Livestock Pest Control
PC: Potato Cellar Pest Control
RC: Rodent Control
SF: Soil Fumigation
ST: Seed Treatment
SW: Statewide Consultant
DR: Demonstration and Research
AP: Aquatic Pest Control
GP: General Pest Control
OH: Ornamental Herbicide

Does the State of Idaho offer reciprocity with other states?

Yes! Idaho offers reciprocity with Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

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Pesticide Applicator Training

We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the Idaho Department of Agriculture and Food. 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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