Registration is open for the Career Training Course!

Posted: December 15, 2014 in Bug Off Pest Control Center
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Presenting:

The Pest Management Career Training Course

  • 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

 

Next Course Begins:

January 17, 2015

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

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 certification sessions for credits. Please check Course Schedule below for credit breakdown. Space is limited. We encourage you to enroll soon so you don’t miss out.   Our Career Training Center is located at 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave, (164-165 St.),Manhattan.

The cost for the full course is $550.00. This fee includes the training manuals. There are no additional charges. Individual recertification sessions for PCOs are $125.00 each.

Pre-registration is required.  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.

 

Payment is final. 

 

Course Schedule:

SESSION 1:        Saturday, January 17, 2015, 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, January 24, 2015, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Personal Protection.
Environmental Considerations
The Label and MSDS
Equipment Use and Application Techniques
Handling Pesticides
IPM
Credits:          CORE – 7.00   

SESSION 3:       Saturday, February 7, 2015, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Insect Classification
Roaches
Ants
Flies
Mid-term exam.
Credits:          7A – 6.00, 7F – 6.00, 8 – 5.00

SESSION 4:       Saturday, February 21, 2015, 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 – 1.00, 7F – 3.00, 8 – 4.00

SESSION 5:       Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Domestic Rodents
Wildlife
Weeds
Final exam. 
Credits:          CORE – 1.00, 7A – 5.00, 7F – 5.00, 8 – 5.00

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.
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