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Training /Continuing Education

Continuing Education classes available online

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.

November 1, 2019
Continuing Education Powerpoint - 2019

PDF version of the 2019 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.

Free Continuing Education Classes
License / Certificate Renewal Information for licenses/certificates expiring 12/31/19

Licensing and Continuing Education Requirements and Information for Licenses/Certificates expiring

January 9, 2017
Pesticide Safety Training - Instructor Training Workshops

Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops

UC IPM and AgSafe are offering pesticide safety training workshops across the state of California.


Capacitaciones de Seguridad de Pesticidas, Capacitación de Instructores


UC IPM y AgSafe ofrecerán capacitaciones de seguridad de pesticidas en todo el estado de California.

November 1, 2019
Private Applicator Certificate Prep Class and Test

With the upcoming Paraquat changes we will be offering a PAC Prep Class followed by the PAC Test.

Study Materials - UC IPM online - Integrated Pest Management

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.

May 23, 2012
Study Materials - Vertebrate Pest Control Research Advisory Committee

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