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Online Utah Pesticide Applicator Exam Prep Course

Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Exam Prep Program

12 Hour Exam Prep | Online HD Video
This course 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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Online Utah Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education Courses

 

Right of Way: Pest Control | Utah Approved

4 Hours | Approved for 4 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management  
This course will help applicators in Utah 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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Right of Way: Weed Control | Utah Approved

4 Hours | Approved for 4 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management  
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 Utah.
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Vertebrate Structural Pest Control and ID | Utah Approved

4 Hours | Approved for 4 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management 
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 Utah as well as the proper equipment and PPE that should be used.
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Management Strategies for Disease Issues in the Landscape | Utah Approved

4 Hours | Approved for 3 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management  
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 Utah.
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Disease Management in Enclosed Spaces | Utah Approved

3 Hours | Approved for 3 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management 
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 Utah.  
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Turfgrass: Keys to Disease Identification and Management | Utah Approved

3 Hours | Approved for 3 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management 
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 Utah.
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Aquatic Weed Control | Utah Approved

2 Hours | Approved for 2 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management 
Managing aquatic weeds in Utah 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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Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Utah Approved

2 Hours | Approved for 2 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management  
This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented in Utah to coordinate the effors of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find the balance between managing pest and protecting pollinators. 
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Integrated Pest and Resistance Management | Utah Approved

2 Hours | Approved for 2 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management 
This course covers a range of topics important to pesticide resistance management in Utah including Integrated Pest managaement (IPM), correct sampling techniques for plant pathogens, proper insect identificaiton, and pesticide application equipment calibration.  
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Pest Identification: Corn, Soybean and Grain Sorghum | Utah Approved

2 Hours | Approved for 2 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management 
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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Pest Identification: Rice and Cotton | Utah Approved

2 Hours | Approved for 2 Credits:  Pesticide Use Management 
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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Pollinator Stewardship | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  21, 24 
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 Utah.
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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  Pesticide Use Management  
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 Utah.
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How Fungicides Work | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  Pesticide Safety or Use Management   
This course provides a basic understanding of fungicides and how they work.  Fungal spores, germination, plant appearance, infestions, and fungicide mechanism are all discussed using easy to follow diagrams explained by the on-screen instructor.
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Federal Pesticide Laws | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  Core
Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare, and preventing harm to the environment in Utah. 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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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 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 Utah understand the protections and limitations of PPE.
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Pest Management | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  Core
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 Utah.
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Pesticide Application Procedures | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  Core
Pesticides may be applied in Utah 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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Pesticide Formulations | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 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 Utah, and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.
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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 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 Utah 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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Pesticide Labeling | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  Core
The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users.  By law, pesticide users in Utah are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label.
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Pesticides in the Environment | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  Core
Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment in Utah. 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 | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  Core
Before beginning a pesticide application in Utah, 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 | Utah Approved

1 Hour | Approved for 1 Credit:  Core 
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored in Utah , under what conditions uncertified people can make applications of restricted use products and how to communicate these issues with customers. 
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State Requirements


RENEWALS

Renewal Cycle: 3 years

Renewal Deadline: December 31st

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

All applicators must renew their licenses after 3 years by December 31st with a $25 fee. Individuals looking to recertify can

  • Complete the original certification process
  • Attend the annual recertification seminar
  • Participate in continuing Education
    1. Commercial & Noncommercial require 24 CE; 2-hour Pesticide law, 6-hour Pesticide Safety, 10-hour Pesticide Use.
    2. Private requires 6 CE; 1-hour Pesticide law, 1-hour pesticide safety, 1-hour pesticide use.

Who submits my continuing education to the state?
You will submit your continuing education certificates to the state.

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

Commercial Pesticide Applicator License

  • Step 1 – Take the relevant course offered by Utah State University Extension Click Here
  • Step 2 – Complete the exam at a testing center. Click Here
  • Step 3 – Pay for the license. Click Here

NonCommercial Pesticide Applicator License

  • Step 1 – Take the relevant course offered by Utah State University Extension Click Here
  • Step 2 – Complete the exam at a testing center. Click Here
  • Step 3 – Pay for the license. Click Here

Private Pesticide Applicator License

  • Step 1 – Take the relevant course offered by Utah State University Extension Click Here
  • Step 2 – Complete the exam at a testing center. Click Here
  • Step 3 – Pay for the license. Click Here

Frequently Asked Questions

Are your courses state approved?

Yes! All of our courses are state approved. Approval numbers are listed after the course title.

What classifications of applicator's licensing does Utah have?

The Utah Department of Agriculture recognizes the following classification of applicator licensing:

  • Commercial Applicator – Individuals who use any pesticide for hire.
  • Noncommercial Applicator – Individuals working alone or as an employee of a firm, entity or government agency who uses or demonstrates the use of restricted-use pesticides and does not qualify as a commercial or private applicator.
  • Private Applicator – Individuals who use or supervise the use of restricted-use pesticides for the purpose of agriculture on property owned or rented by the individual or the individual’s employer.
What are the categories and subcategories for Utah pesticide licensing?

The State of Utah currently has 22 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. Click here for a description of each classification.

(1) Agriculture
(1A) Plant
(1B) Animal
(2) Forest
(3) Ornamental and Turf
(4) Seed Treatment
(5) Aquatic
(5A) Surface Water
(5B) Sewer Root Control
(6) Right-Of-Way
(7)Structural and Health-Related
(8) Public Health
(9) Regulatory
(10)Demonstration, Consultation and Research
(11) Aerial Application
(12)Vertebrate
(13) Fumigation/Stored Commodities
(14) Wood-Preservation
(15) Wood-Destroying Organisms

Does the State of Utah offer reciprocity with other states?

Yes! Utah will reciprocate with any state. In order to work as a pesticide applicator in Utah an individual must complete the Utah pesticide applications, submit a $65 fee, supply a copy of their current state, DOD, or BLM pesticide license, supply a legible copy of their government-issued photo identification, and request a letter of good standing from the state, DOD, or BLM licensing department.

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Pesticide Applicator Training

We offer the best in Online Pesticide Education providing CEUs approved by the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food. Our instructor lead 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!

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

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