The Pest Management Career Training Course

Posted: April 13, 2015 in Training
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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:

April 18, 2015

PCOs may take individual certification sessions for credits. Please check Course Schedule below for credit breakdown.

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.) in Northern Manhattan.

The cost for the full course is $598.00. This fee includes the training manuals. There are no additional charges.

Individual recertification sessions for PCOs are $125.00 each.

Payment is final.

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

Click here for complete information

Course Schedule:

SESSION 1:        

Saturday, April 18, 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, April 25, 2015, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Personal Protection.
Environmental Considerations
The Label and MSDS
Equipment Use and Application Techniques
Handling Pesticides
Credits:          CORE – 7.00


Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Insect Classification
Mid-term exam.
Credits:          7A – 6.00, 7F – 6.00, 8 – 5.00


Saturday, May 9, 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


Saturday, May 16, 2015, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Domestic Rodents
Final exam.
Credits:          CORE – 1.00, 7A – 5.00, 7F – 5.00, 8 – 5.0

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