Tennessee Pesticide Applicator

Renewal Deadline:
12/31/20

CE Requirements:
Continuing education requirements differ by category. 

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Note:
Only 50% of your CE may be completed online. 
You cannot complete all of your CE in one year unless you were licensed in the final year of a cycle. 

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Online Tennessee Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

Cage Trapping Techniques | Tennessee Approval #36847

3 hour course | Approved for 3 points: C07; C08; C10; C12
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments in Tennessee. Best practices surrounding appropriate traps for target animals, effective baits, and safe and humane use of traps will be outlined.

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$49.00
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Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | Tennessee Approval #36855

3 hour course | Approved for 3 points: C03; C10; C12
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 Tennessee.

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$49.00
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Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | Tennessee Approval #36867

3 hour course | Approved for 3 points: C07; C08; C10; C12
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 Tennessee as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.

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$49.00
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces I Tennessee Approval #36849

2 hour course | Approved for 2 points: C01; C03; C04; C10; C12
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 Tennessee.  

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$35.00
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Pest Identification: Rice and Cotton | Tennessee Approval #36859

2 hour course | Approved for 2 points: C01; C04; C10; C12
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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Turfgrass: Keys to Disease Identification and Management | Tennessee Approval #36865

2 hour course | Approved for 2 points: C03; C10; C12
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 Tennessee.

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$35.00
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Right of Way: Weed Control | Tennessee Approval #36863

2 hour course | Approved for 2 points: C06; C10; C12
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 Tennessee.

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$35.00
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Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | Tennessee Approval #36851

2 hour course | Approved for 2 points: C01; C04; C07; C08; C10; C12
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals in Tennessee. 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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$35.00
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Seed Treatment Product Safety | Tennessee Approval #37640

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C01, C04, C10, C12
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 Tennessee 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/Turf Basics: Fungicides and Plant Pathogen Sampling | Tennessee Approval #37639

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C01, C02, C03, C04, C10, C12
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, infestions, fungicide mechanism, collection techniques, and collection dos and don'ts are all discussed.

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$19.00
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IPM for Turf Management | Tennessee Approval #37637

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C03; C10; C12?
As a turf manager in Tennessee 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.

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$19.00
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Identification & Control of Noxious Weeds | Tennessee Approval #37638

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C01; C02; C03; C04; C06; C10; C12
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.

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$19.00
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Aquatic Weed Control | Tennessee Approval #36843

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C05; C10; C12
Managing aquatic weeds in Tennessee 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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$19.00
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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | Tennessee Approval #36354

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
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 Tennessee understand the protections and limitations of PPE. 

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$19.00
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Pest Management | Tennessee Approval #36352

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
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 Tennessee. 

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Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Tennessee Approval #36845

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C01; C02; C03; C04; C05; C06; C07; C08; C10; C12
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in Tennessee to coordinate the effors of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find the balance between managing pest and protecting pollinators. 

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$19.00
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Pest Identification: Corn, Soybean and Grain Sorghum | Tennessee Approval #36857

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C01; C04; C10; C12
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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$19.00
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Integrated Pest and Resistance Management | Tennessee Approval #36853

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C01; C02; C03; C04; C10; C12
This course covers a range of topics important to pesticide resistance management in Tennessee including Integrated Pest managaement (IPM), correct sampling techniques for plant pathogens, proper insect identificaiton, and pesticide application equipment calibration.  

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$19.00
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Pollinator Stewardship | Tennessee Approval #36841

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
This course provides an outline of the primary concerns of the bee-keeping 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 Tennessee.

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$19.00
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Pesticide Application Procedures | Tennessee Approval #36346

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C07, C08, C10, C12 
Pesticides may be applied in Tennessee 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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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | Tennessee Approval #36861

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: C03; C05; C07; C08; C10; C12
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 Tennessee.

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$19.00
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Pesticide Formulations | Tennessee Approval #36349

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations in Tennessee, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.

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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | Tennessee Approval #36350

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
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 Tennessee 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 | Tennessee Approval #36351

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users in Tennessee 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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Pesticides in the Environment | Tennessee Approval #36347

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in Tennessee. 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 | Tennessee Approval #36353

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
Before beginning a pesticide application in Tennessee, 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 | Tennessee Approval #36355

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in Tennessee, under what conditions uncertified people can make applications of restricted use products and how to communicate these issues with customers. 

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Federal Pesticide Laws | Tennessee Approval #36348

1 hour course | Approved for 1 point: All Categories
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare, and preventing harm to the environment in Tennessee. 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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Online Worker Protection Standard Courses

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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$399.00
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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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$159.00
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Online Tennessee 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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Tennessee Pesticide Applicator Continuing Eduation Requirements

Agricultural (CO1)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 18 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 12 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 6 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Forest Pest Control (CO2)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 12 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 8 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 4 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Ornamental & Turf (CO3)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 18 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 12 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 6 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Seed Treatment (CO4)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 12 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 8 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 4 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Aquatic Pest Control (CO5)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 12 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 8 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 4 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Right-of-Way (CO6)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 18 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 12 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 6 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Industrial, Institutional, Structural, & Health-Related Pest Control (CO7)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 30 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 20 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 10 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Public Health ( CO8)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 18 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 12 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 6 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Demonstration, Research, and Regulatory Pest Control (C10)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 18 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 12 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 6 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Wood Preservatives (C11)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 9 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 6 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 3 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Pesticide Dealer (C12)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 18 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 12 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 6 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Antifouling Marine Paint (C13)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 9 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 6 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 3 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Microbial Pest Control (C14)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 9 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 6 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 3 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Sewer Line Treatment (C16)
Certified Between 1/1/18 & 6/30/18 - 9 pts
Certified Between 7/1/18 & 6/30/19 - 6 pts
Certified Between 7/1/19 & 6/30/20 - 3 pts
Certified on or after 1/1/20 - Rollover to 2023

Course Demo

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Pesticide Applicator Training

We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the Tennessee Depart of Agriculture. 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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