North Carolina Pesticide Applicator
(Not Available for Agricultural Certification)

Renewal Deadline:
Every five-years by June 30th.

CE Requirements:
Licensed in 1 phase - 10 CCUs

Licensed in any 2 phases - 15 CCUs
Licensed in all 3 phases - 20 CCUs
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Online North Carolina Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Mosquito Identification | North Carolina Approval #0F508

3 credits: Household Pest
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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Mosquito Management & Control | North Carolina Approval #0F511

2 credits: Household Pest
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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Intro to Mosquito Control | North Carolina Approval #0F510

2 credits: Household Pest
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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Reading the Pesticide Label: Beyond the Basics | North Carolina Approval #0F512

2 credits: General
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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Bed Bugs: Overview and Management | North Carolina Approval #0F509

2 credits: Household Pest
Structural applicators in North Carolina 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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Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | North Carolina Approval #0F506

2 credits: Household Pest 
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 North Carolina as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.

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$35.00
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Integrated Pest and Resistance Management | North Carolina Approval #0F505

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

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$35.00
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IPM for Termite Prevention | North Carolina Approval #0F507

1 credit: Wood Destroying
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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Federal Pesticide Laws | North Carolina Approval #0F500

1 credit: General 
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment in North Carolina. 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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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | North Carolina Approval #0F504

1 credit: General
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 North Carolina understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 

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$19.00
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Pesticide Formulations | North Carolina Approval #0F502

1 credit: General
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations in North Carolina, 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 | North Carolina Approval #0F503

1 credit: General
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 North Carolina 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 | North Carolina Approval #0F501

1 credit: General
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in North Carolina 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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Online Worker Protection Standard Courses

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 North Carolina 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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North Carolina Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Requirements

Structural Applicators are broken into 3 phases depending on the work performed.

Phase P - Household Pests
Phase W - Wood Destroying Pests
Phase F - Fumigation

Individuals licensed in one phase must complete 10 CCUs including 5 solely applicable to the appropriate phase.
Individuals licensed in two phases must complete 15 CCUs including 5 solely applicable to each appropriate phase.
Individuals licensed in three phases must complete 20 CCUs including 5 solely applicable to each appropriate phase.

Applicators may complete half of the required CCUs online in each recertification cycle. The balance must be completed in a classroom setting.

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Pesticide Applicator Training

We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Protection. 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!

Please note: online training is available to structural licensing continuing education ONLY. Online training is NOT AVAILABLE FOR AGRICULTURE CERTIFICATION OR LICENSE AT THIS TIME.

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

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