The Pest Management Career Training Course

career 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

Recertification for Associate Certified Entomologist status

Students must be at least 16 years old to participate in this course.

For new students, this course consists of classroom lectures, homework assignments and 2 exams. A minimum grade of 70 and attendance at all 5 sessions are required for passing.

Students who successfully complete the course will receive a certificate which will allow them to sit for the state exams.

PMPs may take individual sessions for credits. Please check Course Schedule below.

Next Course Begins:
Saturday, June 25, 2016

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.
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.

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


Course Schedule:

SESSION 1:     Saturday, June 25, 2016, 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, July 9, 2016, 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Environmental Considerations
The Label and MSDS
Equipment Use and Application Techniques
Handling Pesticides
Credits:          CORE – 7.00   

SESSION 3:     Saturday, July 16, 2016, 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, July 23, 2106, 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, August 6, 2016, 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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