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
  • Preparation for the ACE exam
  • Recertification for ACEs

Bug Off Class pic

Next Course starts:

Saturday, July 19, 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. (Scroll down for credit breakdown). We encourage you to enroll soon so you don’t miss out.

Course registration is
All books and training materials included.
Individual recertification sessions for PCOs are $125.00.

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! 

Payment is final


SESSION 1:      Saturday, July 19, 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, July 26, 2014

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

SESSION 3:     Saturday, August 2, 2014

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

SESSION 4:     Saturday, August 9, 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, August 16, 2014

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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