Private Applicator Certificate holders may renew their certificates using Continuing Education Hours. Classes must be taken while the certificate is valid. Proof of attendance is required when you renew your certificate. A MINIMUM of 6 hours is required for a 3-year certificate. At least 2 of the 6 hours must be in Laws and Regulations. Classes must be approved by the Department of Pesticide Regulation in order for them to qualify for Continuing Education hours.
PDF version of the 2015 powerpoint presentation Continuing Education Class presented by the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner Pesticide Use Enforcement Division. Topics covered new Personal Protective Equipment Regulations and Pesticide Use Monitoring Inspections. This information is provided for informational purposes only. Viewing this powerpoint DOES NOT count towards Continuing Education Hours.
PDF version of the 2016 powerpoint presentation Continuing Education Class presented by the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner Pesticide Use Enforcement Division. Topics covered new regulations regarding Closed Systems, Personal Protective Equipment, Application Specific Information, and Field Worker Safety. Also included is information regarding Pesticide use Reporting. This information is provided for informational purposes only. Viewing this powerpoint DOES NOT count towards Continuing Education Hours.
Licensing and Continuing Education Requirements and Information for Licenses/Certificates expiring 12/31/2017
Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops
UC IPM and AgSafe are offering pesticide safety training workshops across the state of California starting in February 2017.
Capacitaciones de Seguridad de Pesticidas, Capacitación de Instructores
UC IPM y AgSafe ofrecerán capacitaciones de seguridad de pesticidas en todo el estado de California a partir de febrero 2017.
A link to the University of California Integrated Pest Management Pest Notes (UC IPM) to use as a resource for study material for the Private Applicator Certificate.
Other study materials, including exam study books, are available in either English or Spanish at the U.C. Cooperative Extension Service across the hall from the Ag Commissioner's office, 4437 S. Laspina, Tulare, CA 93274. U.C. Cooperative Extension Service ph. 559-684-3300.
This is a link to an external website not affiliated with the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner. It contains several powerpoint (slideshow) presentations on pesticide use and safety, vertebrate control, and pesticide regulations that may be used as study aids for the Private Applicator Certificate Exam. Vertebrate Pest Control Research Advisory Committee.