We hope you can join us on January 18th, 2014 for our next course: The Pest Management Career Training Course

This course can be used for:

  • Required training for those wishing to become licensed in New York
  • New York recertification credits
  • Apprenticeship training for new employees
  • Category-specific credits for Applicators wishing to add more categories
  • Category-specific credits for license upgrade

Bug Off Class pic

NEXT COURSE:

January 18, 2014

If you can pass this course, you can pass the State Exam!

Our Graduates are employed by large pest control companies and government agencies while others have established their own successful businesses.

Students must be at least 16 years old to participate in this course. This course consists of classroom lectures, homework assignments and two exams. A minimum grade of 70 and attendance at all 5 sessions is required for  passing. Students who pass will receive a certificate which will allow them to take the state exams.

PCOs may take individual sessions for credits.

We encourage you to enroll soon so you don’t miss out.   Our training hall is located in Northern Manhattan. Exact address will be provided when you register.

Course registration is
$550.00
All books and training materials included.
Individual recertification sessions for PCOs are $120.00.

Pre-registration is required.  Space is limited.
Under no circumstances will registration be allowed at the door.

How to register:

BY PHONE: 212-781-2304 – Provide credit card information.  

BY MAIL: Submit check, money order or credit card information.  

BY FAX: 212-781-0225 – Submit credit card information.  

IN PERSON: Submit cash, check, money order, or credit card.

Register Online

REGISTRATION IS FINAL

NO REFUNDS, NO CREDIT, NO SUBSTITUTIONS, NO EXCEPTIONS

COURSE SCHEDULE: 

SESSION 1:      Saturday, January 18, 2014

Overview of Pest Management Operations
Federal Laws, Regulations, Acts
Pests and Pesticides
Formulations, Chemical Classes, Modes of Action
Toxicity of Pesticides
Credits:  Core – 7.00
SESSION 2:     Saturday, January 25, 2014

Personal Protection
Environmental Considerations
Tha Label and MSDS
Equipment Use and Application Techniques
Handling Pesticides
IPM
Credits:  Core – 7.00

SESSION 3:     Saturday, February, 8, 2014

Insect Classification
Roaches
Ants
Flies
Mid-Term Exam
Credits:      7A – 6.00; 7F – 6.00; 8 – 5.00

SESSION 4:     Saturday, February 15, 2014

Blood Feeders
Stinging Insects
Wood-Destroying Pests
Occasional Invaders
Stored Product Pests
Proper Practices in Food-Handling Establishments
Credits:     7A – 5.50; 7C – 1.0; 7F – 3.00; 8 – 4.00

SESSION 5:      Saturday, February 22, 2014

Domestic Rodents
Wildlife
Weeds
Final exam. 
Credits:  Core – 1.00; 7A – 5.00; 7F – 5.00; 8 – 5.00
Class Size Is Limited – Enroll Early!

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