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 Illinois 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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STATE REQUIREMENTS

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

Private Applicators –

  • Step 1 – Pass the 100 question general standards with a 70% or better. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course.
  • Step 2 - Pass on or more 50 question Category exams with 35 or more correct.
  • Step 3 – Complete the license application that will arrive in the mail.
  • Step 4 – Send the completed license application and the $30 fee to the Illinois Department of Agriculture within 90 days.

Commercial Applicators –

  • Step 1 – Pass the 100 question general standards with a 70% or better. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course.
  • Step 2 - Pass on or more 50 question Category exams with 35 or more correct.
  • Step 3 – Complete the license application that will arrive in the mail.
  • Step 4 – Send the completed license application and the $60 fee to the Illinois Department of Agriculture within 90 days.

Commercial Not-for-Hire Applicator Licenses –

  • Step 1 – Pass the 100 question general standards with a 70% or better. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course.
  • Step 2 - Pass on or more 50 question Category exams with 35 or more correct.
  • Step 3 – Complete the license application that will arrive in the mail.
  • Step 4 – Send the completed license application and the $20 fee to the Illinois Department of Agriculture within 90 days.

Pesticide Dealer License –

  • Step 1 – Pass the 100 question general standards with a 70% or better. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course.
  • Step 2 - Pass on or more 50 question Category exams with 35 or more correct.
  • Step 3 – Complete the license application that will arrive in the mail.
  • Step 4 – Send the completed license application and the $100 fee to the Illinois Department of Agriculture within 90 days. 

Do I need continuing education credits to maintain my Illinois pesticide applicators license?

No, the state of Illinois requires applicators to retake an exam every three years. Click here for information on our Exam Prep Course.

Frequently Asked Questions

What classifications of applicator's licensing does Illinois have?

The Illinois 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.
  • Commercial Applicators – Individuals who purchase, use, or supervise the use of pesticides classified for general or restricted use for compensation.
  • Commercial Not-for-Hire Applicator Licenses – Individuals who use or supervise the use of pesticides classified for General of Restricted Use for any purposes on the property of their employer when the application is a requirement for employment.
  • Pesticide Dealer License – An individual selling Restricted Use pesticides.
What are the categories and subcategories for Illinois pesticide licensing?

The State of Illinois currently has 18 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. For more information about categories click here.

  • Aquatic Pest Control
  • Demonstration and Research
  • Field Crop Pest Control
  • Forest Pest Control
  • Fruit Crop Pest Control
  • Grain Facility Pest Control
  • Livestock Pest Control
  • Mosquito Control
  • Ornamental Pest Control
  • Plant Management Pest Control
  • Regulatory Pest Control
  • Right-of-Way Pest Control
  • Sewer Line Root Control
  • Soil Fumigation
  • Seed Treatment
  • Soil Fumigation
  • Turf Pest Control
  • Vegetable Crop Pest Control
Does the State of Illinois offer reciprocity with other states?

Yes, Illinois offers reciprocity with individuals who hold an applicator license and can pass the closed book examination.  Individuals must fill out the Reciprocity Request Form

Course Demo

Here is short preview from the Pesticide Application Procedures course.

Pesticide Applicator Training

This class is intended as a study guide for preparing to take the Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Exam administered by your state, tribe, territory, or federal department/agency. Passing the core exam is essential to becoming a certified applicator. This certification course benefits both you and the general public. 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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