SOUTH CAROLINA

RE-CERTIFICATION & CE DEADLINE
Commercial & Noncommercial: Annually by December 31st.
Private: every 5 years by December 31st.

CE Requirements:
Private: 5 CEUs.

7A: 20 CEUs including 12 in 7A
7B: 10 CEUs including 3 in 7B
3, 5, & 8: 10 CEUs, 3 in the appropriate category
All other categories must complete 10 CEUs

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Online South Carolina Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Packages

South Carolina Private Applicator 5 CEU Bundle - Agricultural

Online HD Video | Private Applicator
This course bundle is designed for the South Carolina Private Applicator. The course bundle contains 5 continuing education units (CEUs) of training approved by the South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation. Courses focus on agricultural related topics. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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$89.00
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South Carolina Private Applicator 5 CEU Bundle - General

Online HD Video | Private Applicator
This course bundle is designed for the South Carolina Private Applicator. The course bundle contains 5 continuing education units (CEUs) of training approved by the South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation. Courses focus on general pesticide safety related topics. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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$89.00
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South Carolina Commercial Applicator 10 CEU Bundle - Core/Safety

Online HD Video | Core
This course bundle is designed for the South Carolina Commercial Applicator. The course bundle contains 10 continuing education units (CEUs) of training approved by the South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation. Courses focus on pesticide safety related topics. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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$129.00
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South Carolina Commercial Applicator 10 CEU Bundle - Ornamental

Online HD Video | Category 3
This course bundle is designed for the South Carolina Commercial Applicator. The course bundle contains 10 continuing education units (CEUs) of training approved by the South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation. Courses focus on ornamental pest control and pesticide safety related topics. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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$129.00
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South Carolina Commercial Applicator 10 CEU Bundle - Turf Management

Online HD Video | Category 3
This course bundle is designed for the South Carolina Commercial Applicator. The course bundle contains 10 continuing education units (CEUs) of training approved by the South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation. Courses focus on turf pest control and pesticide safety related topics. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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$129.00
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Online South Carolina Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Agricultural and Other Row Crop Related Courses

Pest Identification: Corn, Soybean and Grain Sorghum | South Carolina Approval #17962

2 credits: Core  
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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$35.00
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Pest Identification: Rice and Cotton | South Carolina Approval #17967

2 credits: Core  
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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$35.00
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Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | South Carolina Approval #18488

2 credits: Category 7B
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in South Carolina. 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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$35.00
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Seed Treatment Product Safety | South Carolina Approval #18844

1 credit: Core
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 South Carolina are obviously concerned about the more modern applications of these processes. This course outlines the benefits and risks associated with treated seed products.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Ornamental and Turf Courses

How Fungicides Work | South Carolina Approval #18085

1 credit: Core  
This course provides a basic understanding of fungicides and how they work. Fungal spores, germination, plant appearance, infestations, and fungicide mechanism are all discussed using easy to follow diagrams explained by the on-screen instructor.

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$19.00
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Identification & Control of Noxious Weeds | South Carolina Approval #18843

1 credit: Core
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.
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 | South Carolina Approval #18086

1 credit: Core 
3 credits: Category 3

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 South Carolina.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Common Ornamental Plant Pests | South Carolina Approval #19743

3 credits: Category 3
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 | South Carolina Approval #19741

1 credit: Category 3
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 | South Carolina Approval #19740

1 credit: Core
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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Home Lawn and Landscape Management | South Carolina Approval #19866

1 credit: Category 3
The lawn and landscape are essential elements in any residential situation. When not installed or managed properly the investment of time and money can be perceived as a waste as the lawn and landscape do not fulfill their purpose. This course will focus on the essentials of designing a landscape that is aesthetically pleasing and makes weed control easier as well as key factors for installing and establishing a functional home lawn.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Turfgrass: Keys to Disease Identification and Management | South Carolina Approval #18087

3 credits: Category 3 
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 South Carolina.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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IPM for Turf Management | South Carolina Approval #18848

1 credit: Category 3
As a turf manager in South Carolina, 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 | South Carolina Approval #19174

1 credit: Category 3
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 South Carolina with a working knowledge of weed biology, weed identification, and how herbicides work.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Cultural Practices for Turf Management | South Carolina Approval #19173

1 credit: Category 3
Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices including mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. But as turf managers in South Carolina 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 | South Carolina Approval #19176

1 credit: Category 3
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 South Carolina an overview of these common pests and strategies for their management. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Annual Bluegrass Resistance Management | South Carolina Approval #19865

1 credit: Category 3
Annual bluegrass has historically been an important weed of many, if not most, commodity and specialty crops. The extensive reliance upon herbicides as the primary means of control has led to an almost overwhelming presence of herbicide resistance. This course will discuss the currently reported cases of annual bluegrass resistance to various herbicides and how to develop an effective herbicide program.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Aquatic Weed Control | South Carolina Approval #17959

2 credits: Category 5 
Managing aquatic weeds in South Carolina 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 | South Carolina Approval #18084

3 credits: Category 3
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 South Carolina.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$49.00
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Right of Way Related Courses

Right of Way: Pest Control | South Carolina Approval #17964

4 credits: Core 
This course will help applicators in South Carolina 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.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Right of Way: Weed Control | South Carolina Approval #17965

4 credit: 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 South Carolina.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$59.00
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Pollinator Health Related Courses

Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | South Carolina Approval #17960

2 credits: Core
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in South Carolina 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 | South Carolina Approval #17963

1 credit: Core 
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 South Carolina.
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 | South Carolina Approval #19737

2 credits: Category 7A
Structural applicators in South 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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IPM for Termite Prevention | South Carolina Approval #19172

1 credit: Category 7A
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 | South Carolina Approval #18088

3 credits: Category 7A
1 credit: Core 

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 South Carolina as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.

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$59.00
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Cage Trapping Techniques | South Carolina Approval #18489

3 credits: Core
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments in South Carolina. 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 | South Carolina Approval #19738

3 credits: Category 8
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 | South Carolina Approval #19744

2 credits: Category 8
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 | South Carolina Approval #19745

2 credits: Category 8
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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$35.00
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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | South Carolina Approval #17966

1 credit: Category 8 
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 South Carolina.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Basics and Safety Courses

Reading the Pesticide Label: Beyond the Basics | South Carolina Approval #19736

2 credits: Core
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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$35.00
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Federal Pesticide Laws | South Carolina Approval #17184

1 credit: Core
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment in South 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. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Labeling | South Carolina Approval #17183

1 credit: Core 
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in South Carolina 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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$19.00
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Application Equipment and Calibration | South Carolina Approval #19175

1 credit: Core
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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Pesticide Formulations | South Carolina Approval #17182

1 credit: 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 South Carolina, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pest Management | South Carolina Approval #17185

1 credit: 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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$19.00
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Planning the Pesticide Application | South Carolina Approval #17177

1 credit: Core
Before beginning a pesticide application in South Carolina, 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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$19.00
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Pesticides in the Environment | South Carolina Approval #17179

1 credit: Core
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in South Carolina. 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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$19.00
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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | South Carolina Approval #17180

1 credit: 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 South Carolina understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 
Also approved for Certified Crop Advisor Credit

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$19.00
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Pesticide Application Procedures | South Carolina Approval #17176

1 credit: Core
Pesticides may be applied in South Carolina 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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$19.00
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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | South Carolina Approval #17181

1 credit: 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 South Carolina 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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$19.00
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Transportation, Storage, Security and Professional Conduct | South Carolina Approval #17178

1 credit: Core
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in South Carolina, 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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$19.00
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Respiratory Protection | South Carolina Approval #19864

1 credit: Core
When the pesticide label requires a respirator it's important to know how to use a respirator safely. This course outlines the types of respirators available, proper fit, and inspection/maintenance requirements.

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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 South 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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