Continuing Education

Pesticide applicator continuing education is required to become recertified.

Recertification is a program that ensures certified applicators, both private and commercial, maintain competence and keep current with changes in the industry.

Recertification Cycle

  • All commercial applicators  must renew their license every year by December 31st
  • All private applicators must renew their license every 3 years depending on the date they got certified

Recertification Requirements

  • Private Applicators must receive 3 Continuing Education Credits every 3 years
  • Commercial Applicators need the following number of Continuing Education Credits per year:
Commercial Applicator Categories Hours
1A Agricultural Plant 8
1B Agricultural Animal 4
1C Fumigation of Soils/Ag Commodities 4
02 Forest 4
03 Ornamental & Turf 8
04 Seed Treatment 2
5A Aquatic 4
5B Antifouling Paint 0
5C Mosquito 4
06 Right-of-Way 4
Industrial, Institutional, Structural & Health Related Hours
7A General Pest Control 18
7B Wood Destroying Pest Control 18
7C Fumigation (non-agricultural) 4
7D Wood Preservatives 4
7E Institutional and Maintenance 18
7F Cooling Towers 4
7G Miscellaneous 4
08 Public Health 4
09 Regulatory 4
10 Demonstration and Research 8

Please click on a category below to see the courses we have available. If you have any questions or would like to order over the phone please call us at 845-481-4048 or send us an e-mail to