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Certification Categories and Credit Requirements

Please Note: Core credits count for all categories; however, of the total amount of continuing education credits required for each category a minimum of 25% must be specific to that particular category. The remaining 75% due can be category specific, core, or any combination of the two. For example: An applicator on a 3 year cycle recertifying in category 7A must earn at least 3 credits in category 7A and the remaining 9 credits due can be either all category specific (7A), all core, or a combination of core and 7A.

COMMERCIAL
PESTICIDE
CATEGORY
CATEGORY NAME 3
YEAR
1A AGRICULTURAL PLANT 8
1B AGRICULTURAL ANIMAL 6
1C COMPANION ANIMAL 5
1D FUMIGATION OF SOIL & AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES 6
2 FOREST PEST CONTROL 6
3A ORNAMENTALS, SHADE TREES & TURF 10
3B TURF 10
3C INTERIOR PLANT MAINTENANCE 10
4 SEED TREATMENT 5
5A AQUATIC VEGETATION CONTROL 8
5B AQUATIC INSECT & MISC AQUATIC ORGANISMS CONTROL 8
5C AQUATIC FISH CONTROL 8
5D AQUATIC ANTIFOULING PAINTS 5
5E SEWER LINE ROOT CONTROL 5
6A RIGHTS-OF-WAY VEGETATION CONTROL 8
6B RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN PLACE POLE TREATMENTS 8
7A STRUCTURAL & RODENT CONTROL 12
7B FUMIGATION 6
7C TERMITE 8
7D LUMBER & WOOD PRODUCTS 6
7F FOOD PROCESSING 12
7G COOLING TOWERS, PULP & PAPER PROCESS 5
8 PUBLIC HEALTH PEST CONTROL 8
9 REGULATORY PEST CONTROL 5
10 DEMONSTRATION & RESEARCH PEST CONTROL 5
11 AERIOL PILOT 6
12 SALES (OF RESTRICTED USE PESTICIDES) 3
AQUATIC
ANTIFOULING
PAINT
CATEGORY
CATEGORY NAME 3
YEAR
13 AQUATIC ANTIFOULING PAINT APPLICATOR 5
PRIVATE
PESTICIDE
CATEGORY
CATEGORY NAME 5
YEAR
21 FIELD & FORAGE 10
22 FRUIT 10
23 VEGETABLE 10
24 GREENHOUSE & FLORIST 10
25 NURSERY, ORNAMENTALS & TURF 10
31 AGRICULTURAL ANIMAL PEST CONTROL 8
41 AQUATIC PEST CONTROL 8