New Jersey Pesticide Applicator

Renewal Deadline:
Every five-years by October 31st.

CE Requirements:
Commercial applicators - 8 Units of core & 16 units for each category.
Qualifying applicators - 8 units of core and 16 units of Private Part 2.

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Online New Jersey Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Agricultural and Other Row Crop Related Courses

Row Crop Basics: IPM, Insect Sampling, & Calibration | New Jersey Approval #027581

2 units: Core, 1A, 2, 3A, 3B, 6B, PP2
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 New Jersey applicators manage their crop.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pest Identification: Corn, Soybean and Grain Sorghum | New Jersey Approval #027596

3 units: 1A, PP2
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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pest Identification: Rice, Cotton, and Peanuts | New Jersey Approval #027575

2 credits: 1A; PP2
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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | New Jersey Approval #027589

4 units: 7C
3 units: 1B, 7A
1 unit: 8A, Core

This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in New Jersey. 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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Seed Treatment Product Safety | New Jersey Approval #027574

1 hour course | Approved for 1 credit: Core and 2 credits: 4
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 New Jersey 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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Ornamental and Turf Courses

Ornamental/Turf Basics: Fungicides and Plant Pathogen Sampling | New Jersey Approval #027579

2 units: Core, 1A, 2, 3A, 3B, 6B
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, infections, fungicide mechanism, collection techniques, and collection dos and don'ts are all discussed.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | New Jersey Approval #027593

4 units: 3A, 3B
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 New Jersey.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Common Ornamental Plant Pests | New Jersey Approval #028207

3 units: 3A
Pest management of ornamental plants involves multiple steps from growing a healthy plant that is more resistant to pest damage to correctly identifying the problem when present. This course will cover the most common pests of ornamental plants.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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IPM for Ornamental Plant Pest Management | New Jersey Approval #028208

1 unit: 3A
IPM of ornamental plants involves multiple steps; producing a healthy plant, correctly identifying the problem, recognizing that there will always be some pests and damage, and only using pesticides as a last resort. This course teaches the basics of pest and disease management for ornamental plants, and the different tools and techniques needed to successfully provide your clients with a healthy and attractive landscape.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Ornamental Pesticide Application Equipment and Calibration | New Jersey Approval #028209

1 unit: Core
1 unit: 3A

When pesticide applications become necessary for good ornamental plant management it's important to understand how application equipment works and how to properly calibrate the equipment. This course will discuss the most common types of equipment used for pesticide applications on ornamental plants, the way to calculate the volume of solution needed, and how to properly calculate the flow rate of the equipment.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Turfgrass: Keys to Disease Identification and Management | New Jersey Approval #027603

3 hour course | Approved for 4 units: 1A, 3B and 1 unit: 6B 
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 New Jersey.

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$49.00
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IPM for Turf Management | New Jersey Approval #027572

2 credits: Core 
1 credit: 3B

As a turf manager in New Jersey, 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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Common Turfgrass Weeds | New Jersey Approval #027582

2 units: 1A, 3B, 6B, 8C, PP2
Managing weeds in a turf stand can be a tricky proposition. Often times the client fails to recognize that the presence of weeds in a turf stand is the result of poor turf, not the cause. This course will provide applicators in New Jersey with a working knowledge of weed biology, weed identification, and how herbicides work.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Cultural Practices for Turf Management | New Jersey #027576

2 units: 1A, 3B, 6B, 8C, PP2
Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices including mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. But as turf managers in New Jersey know, there is a right way and a wrong way to do these. This course covers the dos and don'ts of good cultural practices that will result in a healthy vigorous turf that will be enjoyed for years.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Turfgrass Disease, Insect, and Vertebrate Pests | New Jersey Approval #027577

1 hour course | Approved for 2 units: 1A, 3B, 6B, 8C, PP2
There are a variety of diseases, disorders, insects, and vertebrate pests that can cause problems in turfgrass. This course will give applicators and turf managers in New Jersey an overview of these common pests and strategies for their management. 

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$19.00
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Aquatic Weed Control | New Jersey Approval #027584

3 units: 5
Managing aquatic weeds in New Jersey 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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | New Jersey Approval

4 units: 1A, 1B, 3A, 3C
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 New Jersey.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Right of Way Related Courses

Right of Way: Pest Control | New Jersey Approval #027600

4 hour course | Approved for 1 unit: 6B and 2 units: Core 
This course will help applicators in New Jersey 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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$59.00
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Right of Way: Weed Control | New Jersey Approval #027601

4 hour course | Approved for 4 units: 6B and 1 unit: Core 
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 New Jersey.

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$59.00
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Pollinator Health Related Courses

Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | New Jersey Approval #027585

3 units: 1A, PP2
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in New Jersey to coordinate the efforts of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find the balance between managing pest and protecting pollinators. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Pollinator Stewardship | New Jersey Approval #027598

2 units: 1A, Core, PP2
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 New Jersey.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Structural Pest Control Related Courses

Bed Bugs: Overview and Management | New Jersey Approval #028205

4 units: 7A, 8A
Structural applicators in New Jersey 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 | New Jersey Approval #027580

2 units: 7B
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 structureless 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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Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | New Jersey Approval #027604

4 units: 1B, 7A, 8C
2 units: 8A

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 New Jersey as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.

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Cage Trapping Techniques | New Jersey Approval #027586

4 units: 1B, 7A, 8A, 8C
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments in New Jersey. 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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Mosquito Control Courses

Mosquito Identification | New Jersey Approval #028202

4 units: 8B
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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Intro to Mosquito Control | New Jersey Approval #028206

4 units: 8B
1 unit: 10

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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$35.00
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Mosquito Management & Control | New Jersey Approval #028203

4 units: 8B
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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | New Jersey Approval #027605

1 hour course | Approved for 2 units: 8A, 8B, 8C 
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 New Jersey.

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Pesticide Basics and Safety Courses

Reading the Pesticide Label: Beyond the Basics | New Jersey Approval #028204

4 units: Core, 9
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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Federal Pesticide Laws | New Jersey Approval #027588

2 units: Core
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment in New Jersey. This course addresses the federal pesticide laws that control the labeling, sale and distribution, storage, transportation, use and disposal in the best public interest. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pesticide Labeling | New Jersey Approval #027592

2 units: Core
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in New Jersey are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Application Equipment and Calibration | New Jersey Approval #027578

2 units: Core, 1A, 6B, 8C, PP2
When pesticide applications become necessary for good turf management, it's important to understand how the application equipment works and how to properly calibrate the equipment. This course will provide turf managers with an understanding of the most common types of equipment used for pesticide applications on turf and how to properly calibrate the equipment.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pest Management | New Jersey Approval #027594

2 units: Core
A pest is an undesirable organism that injures humans, desirable plants and animals, manufactured products, or natural substances. This course will discuss the importance of pest identification in pest control, describe how pest population levels trigger control procedures and give several reasons why pesticide applications may fail.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pesticide Formulations | New Jersey #027590

2 units: 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 New Jersey, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pesticides in the Environment | New Jersey Approval #027595

2 units: Core
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in New Jersey. 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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Planning the Pesticide Application | New Jersey Approval #027597

2 units: Core
Before beginning a pesticide application in New Jersey, 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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | New Jersey Approval #027599

2 units: 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 New Jersey understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pesticide Application Procedures | New Jersey Approval #027583

2 units: Core
Pesticides may be applied in New Jersey 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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | New Jersey Approval #027591

2 units: 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 New Jersey need to be concerned with the hazards associated with exposure to the chemical and not just the toxicity of the pesticide.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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Transportation, Storage, Security and Professional Conduct | New Jersey Approval #027602

2 units: Core
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in New Jersey, 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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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 New Jersey 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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Pesticide Applicator Training

We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Compliance & Enforcement. 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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