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Pesticide Applicator Continuing Education

Renewal Deadline: All applicators must recertify every five years by December 31st.

Limited & Rancher Private Applicators begin their renewal cycles as soon as they gain licensure. For example, individuals certified 2/3/16 must renew by 12/31/20

All other certification types begin their renewal cycles the year after they gain certification. For example, individuals certified 2/3/15 must renew by 12/31/20.

CE Requirements:

Limited Private Applicators - 8 credits in weed control

Rancher Private Applicators - 12 credits

Private Applicators - 20 credits - max 10 credits per calendar year

All other license types - 40 credits - max 15 credits per calendar year

State-approved Online Pesticide Courses
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Washington Limited Private Applicator 8 Credit Bundle

HD Online Video | Weed Control
This course bundle is designed for the Washington State Limited Private Applicator. The course bundle contains 8 weed control recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $120.00
Ornamental Ornamental
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Washington Pesticide Applicator 10 Credit Bundle - Aquatic Pest

HD Online Video | Recertification Credits
This course bundle is designed for the Washington State Commercial or Applicator. The course bundle contains 10 recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Only 10 recertification credits may be completed in one calendar year. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $149.00
Aquatic Aquatic
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Washington Pesticide Applicator 10 Credit Bundle - Vertebrate Pest Control

HD Online Video | Recertification Credits
This course bundle is designed for the Washington State Commercial or Applicator. The course bundle contains 10 recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Only 10 recertification credits may be completed in one calendar year. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $149.00
Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Washington Pesticide Applicator 15 Credit Bundle - Agricultural

HD Online Video | Recertification Credits
This course bundle is designed for the Washington State Pesticide Applicator. The course bundle contains 15 of the 40 required recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Only 15 recertification credits may be completed in one calendar year. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Agriculture Agriculture
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Washington Pesticide Applicator 15 Credit Bundle - Pesticide Safety

HD Online Video | Recertification Credits
This course bundle is designed for the Washington State Pesticide Applicator. The course bundle contains 15 of the 40 required recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Only 15 recertification credits may be completed in one calendar year. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Washington Pesticide Applicator 15 Credit Bundle - Structural Pest Control

HD Online Video | Recertification Credits
This course bundle is designed for the structural pest control Washington State Pesticide Applicator. The course bundle contains 15 of the 40 required recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Only 15 recertification credits may be completed in one calendar year. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $224.00
Structural Structural
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Washington Pesticide Applicator 15 Credit Bundle - Turf and Ornamental

HD Online Video | Recertification Credits
This course bundle is designed for the Washington State Pesticide Applicator. The course bundle contains 15 of the 40 required recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Only 15 recertification credits may be completed in one calendar year. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

» Course Details

Add To Cart $224.00
Turf Turf
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Washington Private Applicator 10 Credit Bundle

HD Online Video | Recertification Credits
This course bundle is designed for the Washington State Private Applicator. The course bundle contains 10 of the 20 required recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Only 10 recertification credits may be completed in one calendar year. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $149.00
Fumigation Fumigation
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Washington Private Applicator 10 Credit Bundle - CRP

HD Online Video | Recertification Credits
This course bundle is designed for the Washington State Private Applicator with an emphasis specific to the conservation reserve program. The course bundle contains 10 of the 20 required recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Only 10 recertification credits may be completed in one calendar year. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $149.00
Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Washington Rancher Private Applicator 12 Credit Bundle

HD Online Video | Recertification Credits
This course bundle is designed for the Washington State Rancher Private Applicator. The course bundle contains 12 recertification credits of training approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. Please click on course details for a list of specific courses.

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Add To Cart $179.00
Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Annual Bluegrass Resistance Management | Washington State Approval #2023-3 A

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control

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.

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Weed Control Weed Control
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Application Equipment and Calibration | Washington State Approval #2023-3 C

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control
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.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Aquatic Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-3 D

2 credits: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control

Aquatic ecosystems are extremely complex and fragile. This course covers the many aspects necessary for managing aquatic pests, from site evaluation and pest identification to pesticide application and treatment evaluation. Risk communication strategies are included, along with a variety of control methods in addition to aquatic pesticides.

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Aquatic Aquatic
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Aquatic Weed Control | Washington State Approval #2023-3 E

2 credits: Recertification
2 credits: Weed Control

Managing aquatic weeds 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.

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Aquatic Aquatic
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Balancing Pest Management and Pollinator Health | Washington State Approval #2023-3 F

2 credits: Recertification
2 credits: Weed Control

This course covers the importance of honey bees, details honey bee decline statistics, and outlines the strategies that can be implemented to coordinate the efforts of farmers, beekeepers, and applicators to find a balance between managing pests and protecting pollinators.

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Pollinator Pollinator
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Cage Trapping Techniques | Washington State Approval #2023-3 J

3 credits: Recertification
This course focuses on the use of cage and box traps in the management of vertebrate pests in both urban and suburban environments. Best practices surrounding appropriate traps for target animals, effective baits, and safe and humane use of traps will be outlined.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Calibration Clinic - Pesticide Sprayers and Spreaders | Washington State Approval #2023-3 K

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control

Proper application of pesticides and fertilizers on turfgrass is only possible with accurately calibrated equipment. These lessons discuss the calibration of three types of application equipment: handheld or back-pack pump-up sprayers, large acreage sprayers, and fertilizer or “dry-granular” spreaders as well as several different calibration techniques.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Common Ornamental Plant Pests | Washington State Approval #2023-3 L

3 credits: Recertification
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.

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Ornamental Ornamental
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Common Turfgrass Weeds | Washington State Approval #2023-3 M

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control
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 with a working knowledge of weed biology, weed identification, and how herbicides work.

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Turf Turf
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Control & Management of Unprotected Birds | Washington State Approval #2023-3 N

1 credit: Recertification
Unwanted birds can pose a problem for applicators and their clients. Some people love to feed the birds and spend hours watching birds. Once birds have become established in an area they can be difficult to control or deter. Though this course will focus on the control and management of unprotected birds, some of the techniques covered will help with the management of protected birds when a permit is issued.

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Structural Structural
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Controlling Aquatic Pests | Washington Approval #2023-3 P

3 credits: Recertification
3 credits: Weed Control

This course discusses managing pests in aquatic environments. It contains extensive plant identification, discussing common weed types and species. Other pests, such as insects or birds, are also covered. In addition, this course explains a variety of control methods, outlining how to use pesticides safely and the necessary first aid for any exposure. Finally, calibration of equipment is explained and example scenarios are explored.

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Aquatic Aquatic
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Cultural Practices for Turf Management | Washington State Approval #2023-3 Q

1 credit: Recertification
Turf responds best to consistent cultural practices including mowing, irrigating, and fertilizing. But as turf managers 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.

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Turf Turf
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Environmental Fate and Transport of Pesticides | Washington State Approval #2023-3 S

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control

Pesticides are a key factor in pest management but it is important to understand what happens to those pesticides after the application. This course will review some key characteristics of environmental factors that can affect how pesticides move and degrade in the environment.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Euthanasia & Carcass Disposal: Methods & Pitfalls | Washington State Approval #2023-3 T

1 credit: Recertification
This topic, while not often talked about, is something that everyone in wildlife control has to deal with. It is one of those unmentionables, but we need to talk about it in detail because it’s something you’re going to need to encounter if you’re going to be a full-fledged wildlife control operator. This course will cover methods for euthanizing animals, ways to dispose of the deceased animal, and pitfalls to avoid to maintain public relations and appearance.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Federal Pesticide Laws | Washington State Approval #2023-3 U

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control

Pesticides are regulated to utilize their benefits while protecting public health and welfare and preventing harm to the environment. This course addressed 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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Law & Regulation Law & Regulation
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Field Crop Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-3 V

5 credits: Recertification
2 credits: Weed Control

Pesticides protect plants and animals from insects, weeds, and diseases; improve the efficiency of food, feed, and fiber productions; and provide for greater crop yields. This course outlines various invasive pests of field crops and how an applicator can effectively treat pest invasions while protecting themselves and the environment from the adverse effects of pesticides.

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Agriculture Agriculture
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Field Fumigation for Managing Vertebrate Pests | Washington State Approval #2023-3 W

2 credits: Recertification
This course focuses on the use of fumigants to effectively control burrowing animals. 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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Fumigation Fumigation
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Fruit Crop Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-3 X

5 credits: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control

Pesticides protect plants and animals from insects, nematodes, weeds, and diseases; improve the efficiency of food productions, and provide for greater crop yields. This course outlines various invasive pests of fruit crops and how an applicator can effectively treat pest infestations while protecting themselves and maintaining productive fruit crop yields intended for human consumption.

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Fruit Crop Fruit Crop
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Fungicides and Plant Pathogen Sampling | Washington State Approval #2023-3 Z

1 credit: Recertification
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.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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General Structural Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-4 A

3 credits: Recertification
As certified or licensed professionals we have legal responsibilities that we must fulfill in every job that we do. Not only do have to control pests, but we also have to do the paperwork and legwork that documents our applications. This course reviews the basics of general structural pest management.

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Structural Structural
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Inspecting Structures for Wildlife | Washington State Approval #2023-4 F

2 credits: Recertification
If you do not diagnose the problem correctly you will spend a lot of time treating something that is not there. Identify correctly and gather evidence and determine the extent of potential problems. This course will cover the basics of what to look for while inspecting a structure that has potentially been invaded by wildlife.

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Structural Structural
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IPM for Ornamental Plant Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-4 I

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control

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.

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Ornamental Ornamental
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IPM for Termite Prevention | Washington State Approval #2023-4 J

1 credit: Recertification
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 structure less 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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Termite Termite
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IPM for Turf Management | Washington State Approval #2023-4 K

1 credit: Recertification
As a turf manager, 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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Turf Turf
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Management of Beavers | Washington State Approval #2023-4 L

1 credit: Recertification
Beavers are protected and beneficial to the ecosystem and habitats of other animals. Managing them requires careful consideration and knowledge of state laws and permits. This course will cover common behaviors and habitat construction. It will also cover many non-lethal methods of control and requirements and ways to effectively trap beavers.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Management of Pocket Gophers | Washington State Approval #2023-4 N

1 credit: Recertification
The site of a fresh mound of soil in an otherwise manicured lawn or alfalfa field can be enough to send a landowner into a tizzy. Pocket gophers can be devastating to both lawns and agricultural fields if they are not properly controlled. The damage caused by pocket gophers can sometimes be confused with either moles or ground squirrels. This course will cover the basics of pocket gopher management including biology, damage, trapping, and toxicant use.
The Mazama Pocket Gopher is a protected species in the state of Washington. Consult the WA Department of Fish and Wildlife for more information before implementing management strategies.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Management of Woodchucks | Washington State Approval #2023-4 T

1 credit: Recertification
Woodchucks are also known as whistle pigs or groundhogs. Woodchucks are basically the building contractors for many animals in the wildlife kingdom because of the holes they dig. This course will discuss the control and management of woodchucks.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Mice: The Ubiquitous Commensal Rodent | Washington State Approval #2023-4 W

1 credit: Recertification
One of the challenges with house mice is that clients don't take house mice seriously. It's amazing how people will move heaven and earth when rats are around, but when it comes to mice they will simply say "oh, it's just a mouse!" This course will help educate applicators on the risks of allowing house mice to remain in a structure.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Mole Management | Washington State Approval #2023-4 Y

1 credit: Recertification
Moles can be the bane of a well-kept lawn. But is it really a mole? Moles, voles, shrews, and pocket gopher damage can look the same to the untrained eye. This course covers the physiological differences between moles and other look-alike vertebrate pests, trapping techniques, and toxicant options.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Natural Areas Weed Management | Washington State Approval #2023-5 C

3 credits: Recertification
3 credits: Weed Control

This course is for agricultural pesticide applicators who want to become certified as commercial or public applicators of restricted-use pesticides for the control of natural areas. It outlines various invasive weeds in natural areas and how an applicator should go about treating natural areas with respect to wildlife and the environment.

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Weed Control Weed Control
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Ornamental Pesticide Application Equipment and Calibration | Washington State Approval #2023-5 D

1 credit: Recertification
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. 

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Ornamental Ornamental
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Personal Protective Equipment and Emergency Response | Washington State Approval #2023-5 E

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

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 understand the protections and limitations of PPE.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-5 F

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

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.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticide Application Procedures | Washington State Approval #2023-5 G

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

Pesticides may be applied 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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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticide Formulations | Washington State Approval #2023-5 H

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

Pesticides are formulated to make them safer or easier to use. There are many formulations available for various pest control sites and situations and it is important that applicators choose the best one for the job.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticide Hazards and First Aid | Washington State Approval #2023-5 I

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

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 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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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticide Labeling | Washington State Approval #2023-5 J

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. By law, pesticide users are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label.

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Law & Regulation Law & Regulation
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Pesticide Labels and Safety Data Sheets | Washington State Approval #2023-5 K

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

Pesticide labels and safety data sheets (SDS) appear to contain much of the same information. While the label is the law, an SDS is not considered the law. As an applicator, it is important to understand the difference between a pesticide label and a safety data sheet and know what information can be found in each document. This course will review the various parts of pesticide labels and safety data sheets to identify the similarities and differences.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pesticides in the Environment | Washington State Approval #2023-5 L

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

Applicators and the public share concerns about how pesticides may harm the environment. 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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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Planning the Pesticide Application | Washington State Approval #2023-5 M

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

Before beginning a pesticide application, 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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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Pollinator Stewardship | Washington State Approval #2023-5 N

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit:  Weed Control

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.

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Pollinator Pollinator
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Reading the Pesticide Label: Beyond the Basics | Washington State Approval #2023-5 P

2 credits: Recertification
2 credits:  Weed Control

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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Law & Regulation Law & Regulation
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Respiratory Protection | Washington State Approval #2023-5 Q

1 credit: Recertification
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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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Right-of-Way: Weed Control | Washington State Approval #2023-5 T

4 credits: Recertification
4 credits: Weed Control

This course will review the methods and techniques to manage vegetation on right-of-ways and non-cropland industrial sites safely without damage to non-target species, sites, objects, or the environment.

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Right Of Way Right Of Way
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Rodents and Other Vertebrate Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-5 U

2 credits: Recertification
An animal with a backbone or spinal column is called a vertebrate. A few vertebrates, such as rats and mice, are common pests in urban and industrial areas. Others are not pests in their normal habitats but may occasionally become pests when they conflict with humans. This course looks at basic management of common vertebrate pests. Be sure to understand all the regulations that apply in your geographic area before attempting to control vertebrate pests.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Seed Treatment Product Safety | Washington State Approval #2023-5 V

1 credit: Recertification
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 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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Agriculture Agriculture
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Skunks: $mell the $uccess | Washington State Approval #2023-5 X

1 credit: Recertification
This course will discuss the lifecycle and biology of skunks, habitat modification to discourage skunks from taking up residence, trapping tips and techniques, the basics of rodenticide use, and the basics of euthanizing if allowable by law. It is important to be familiar with state and local laws regarding skunk management.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Structure Infesting Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-5 Y

3 credits: Recertification
Having a clear understanding of the hierarchy of insect classification is important. It helps us better understand the background of our pest decide the best course of action in controlling the pest. This course will cover some of the structure infesting pests commonly encountered by structural pesticide applicators and technicians.

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Structural Structural
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Structure Invading Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-5 Z

3 credits: Recertification
As a pest control technician, it's important to be familiar with the pests in the region as well as where they reproduce. In some cases, it is difficult to determine if the designated living space is inside or outside. This course covers the identification and management of pests that generally live outside but will invade a structure if the conditions are favorable.

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Structural Structural
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Transportation, Storage, Security, and Professional Conduct | Washington State Approval #2023-6 C

1 credit: Recertification
This course discusses safety and security issues that may arise when pesticides are moved or stored, under what conditions uncertified people can make applications of restricted use products, and how to communicate these issues with customers.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Turfgrass Disease, Insect, and Vertebrate Pests | Washington State Approval #2023-6 D

1 credit: Recertification
1 credit: Weed Control

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 an overview of these common pests and strategies for their management.

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Turf Turf
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Understanding Rodenticides & Their Labels | Washington State Approval #2023-6 F

1 credit: Recertification
Rodenticides are becoming a widely discussed and concerning topic in the pest control field. There is a growing public concern at the risk of secondary and non-target poisonings when rodenticides are used. As a pest control operator is it your responsibility to understand how rodenticides work and how to read their labels. This course discusses the common types of rodenticides, their appropriate application, the risks involved with the use of each type of rodenticide, and takes a look at specific label language.

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Basics & Safety Basics & Safety
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Vegetable Crop Pest Management | Washington State Approval #2023-6 G

3 credits: Recertification
2 credits: Weed Control

Pesticides protect plants and animals from insects, nematodes, weeds, and diseases; improve the efficiency of food production; and provide for greater crop yields. This course outlines various invasive pests of vegetable crops and how an applicator can effectively treat pest infestations while protecting themselves and maintaining productive vegetable crop yields intended for human consumption.

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Agriculture Agriculture
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Voles: Biology, Damage, and Control | Washington State Approval #2023-6 I

1 credit: Recertification
Voles are known by a variety of names, meadow mice or field mice for example. Voles are rodents, meaning they like to chew on things, but they rarely enter structures and are primarily a pest in landscape settings. But they are often confused with mice by many homeowners. This course will cover the basics of vole identification, biology, and damage as well as several control methods including trapping and rodenticide use.

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Vertebrate Vertebrate
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Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases | Washington State Approval #2023-6 L

1 credit: Recertification
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.

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Mosquito Mosquito
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