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The Pest Management Career Training Course

Required training for those wishing to become licensed in New York. 

January 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, February 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 2023

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

Bug Off’s Career Training Center: 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave (164-165 Sts.), New York, NY 10032

Entire course, including manuals: $600.00

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

AGENDA

SESSION 1 – Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023                                   6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Overview of Pest Management Operations

Federal Laws, Regulations, Acts

SESSION 2 – Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023                  6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Pests & Pesticides

Formulations, Chemical Classes & Modes of Action

SESSION 3 – Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023                                 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Toxicity of Pesticides

Personal Protection

SESSION 4 – Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023                                   6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Environmental Considerations

The Label & SDS

SESSION 5 – Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023                  6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Equipment Use & Application Techniques

Handling Pesticides

IPM

SESSION 6 – Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023                                 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Insect Classification

Roaches

SESSION 7 – Tuesday, Feb.7, 2023                          6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Ants

Stinging Insects

SESSION 8 – Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023                               6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Flies

Blood Feeders

SESSION 9 – Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023                                   6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Occasional Invaders

Stored Product Pests

Proper Practices in Food-Handling Establishments

SESSION 10 – Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2023                                 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Rodents

SESSION 11 – Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023               6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Regulatory Review

Final Exam

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The Termite

Thursday, February 23, 2023

6:00pm to 10:00pm

The Bug Off Career Training Center

1085 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032

COST$55.00

NO REGISTRATION AT THE DOOR

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. 

Payment is final.

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of this event, you will not receive a certificate.  Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

CREDITS: 7C – 3.50

Agenda:

1.         What to Know About Termites

                              1. Biology, habits and life needs

                              2. Colony structure and development

                              3. Primary species

2.         How Construction Practices Affect Termite Activity

                              1. Construction elements

                              2. Foundation types

3. Structures and infestations

4. Conducive conditions

5. Best construction practices

3.         Choosing Among Control Techniques         

                              1. Mechanical alterations

                              2. Direct wood treatments

                              3. Foaming 

                              4. Baiting 

                              5. Traditional liquid barriers

                                             a. Trenching

                                             b. Rodding

                                             c. Subslab injection

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Termites – More Than Meets the Eye

Thursday, April 27, 2023

5:30pm to 9:30pm

The Bug Off Career Training Center

1085 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY 10032

COST:        $55.00

NO REGISTRATION AT THE DOOR

Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. 

Payment is final.

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of this event, you will not receive a certificate.  Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

CREDITS: 7C – 3.0

Agenda:

1.         Termite Control Regulations

                        1. Federal and state regulations

                        2. Adding the Termite Category

                        3. Personal protection and safety guidelines

                        4. Environmental considerations

2.         Conducting a Proper Inspection

1. Inspection steps

2. Inspection tools

3. What’s the evidence?

4. The significance of the diagram

5. Limiting liability

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Thursday, November 10, 2022
8 Am To 6 Pm

The George Washington Bridge Doubletree Hotel
2117 Route 4 East, Fort Lee, NJ 07024
Admission: $150.00 (By Nov. 5)
Late Registration: $200.00 (After Nov. 5)

Payment is final

Miss It And You’ll Regret It
Register NOW!

2 Great Fly Control Products are in

Alpine Fly Bait now registered in New York

Nibor-D + IGR Foam just arrived

Liphatech’s new IGI CO2 System is now available in New York through Bug Off!

Our Next Workshop

Ants and Other Occasional Invaders
Presented by Karen Boniface, BASF

A review of the major species, their habits and ways to control and contain them.
A look at overwintering pests and an update on the spotted lantern fly.

Thursday, September 29, 2022
5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Bug Off Career Training Center, 1085 Saint Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of the event, you will not receive a certificate.
Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

Cost: $45.00
Payment is final
Absolutely no registration at the door

NYS DEC Credits:
7A – 3.0, 3A – 3.0


Register for the 20th Edition of The New York Pest Expo Now!

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Say Hello to the Smith Line

Smith 48oz Sprayer.  48-oz tank. Weighted dip tube allows for angled spraying. Pressure relief valve. Includes 3 nozzles: brass adjustable, foaming, misting. $23.00

Smith XP100P 7.2v Lithium-Ion Sprayer

No more pumping! Rechargeable pump maintains optimum pressure range of 16-23 psi. 18″ brass wand and brass valve. Includes interchangeable 4-way tip and fan nozzle. 50″ reinforced rubber & nylon hose. Shoulder strap with pad. $179.00

Smith ULV17 Fogger.

Can be used with pesticides, deodorizers and disinfectants. Variable flow from ULV to light mist. Spray distance of up to 20 feet. Nozzle is mounted on end of flexible 36″ hose. 1.7-Gallon capacity. $259.00



Don’t Miss Our Next Special Event

Serious Rodent Management with Style

Featuring John Murphy, Liphatech

This workshop offers a briefing on looming changes to rodent management practices and ways that we can adapt to them and how to adopt new skills. Receive a briefing on Liphatech’s new IGI System. This event will be held in our own private space in an upscale cigar lounge. After the training program, we will enjoy good food, premium cigars and an open bar. Deadline for registration is Saturday, August 27. Register now, space is limited. You don’t want to miss out on this memorable evening.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022

4:00 pm to…

Moises Cigars

306 West 231 Street

Riverdale, NY 10463

Note: The training portion of this event runs from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
If you arrive late or leave early for the workshop, you will not receive a certificate.  

Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

Cost: $95.00

Includes Workshop, Food, Cigars and Open Bar!

Payment is final

Absolutely no registration at the door

Registration deadline is Saturday, August 27.

NYS DEC Credits: 3.0 EACH for 7A, 7F and 8

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The 20th Edition of The New York Pest Expo is set for Thursday, November 10.

Save the date. Details will follow.