The Pest Management Career Training Course

Posted: April 1, 2014 in Training
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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

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Next Course starts:

April 12, 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
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




SESSION 1:      Saturday, April 12, 2014, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

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, April 19, 2014, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

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

SESSION 3:     Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

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

SESSION 4:     Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

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, May 17, 2014, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Domestic Rodents
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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