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- Pesticide Training & Testing
- Work Zone Qualification Training Program
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Course: Pesticide Training & Testing
Pesticide Training and Testing is for Categories 3, 5 & 6. To prepare workers to take the certification exam, we provide five hours of instruction, and at the completion of the training, the Department of Agriculture administers the exam. We do not provide special certification testing for Category 18. Pesticide certification and license questions should be directed to the Division of Environmental Services, Kentucky Department of Agriculture at 502-573-0272.
Payment is required in advance, except employees of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Who Should Attend
Pesticide Training & Testing courses are designed to provide governmental roadway maintenance workers the basic knowledge necessary to safely and efficiently maintain Kentucky's highways. These classes are open to local and state governmental employees, private industry, the general public and anyone regardless of job assignment with interest in learning more about maintaining roads and streets.
Participants may register on-line and pay for the class using Visa or MasterCard. You may also fill out a Registration Form and fax it to 859-257-1061, mail it to us, or contact the Technology Transfer Program by phone, 800-432-0719 or 859-257-7364. NOTE: Payment is required in advance, except employees of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
Training & Testing is
- $130 for one Category
- $140 for two Categories
- $150 for three Categories
($25 of this fee pays for certification). Fee includes all materials, refreshments, and lunch. NOTE: Payment is required in advance, except employees of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
To reduce overtime and travel during this time of budget restrictions, course times have been set as follows: The on-site registration desk opens and sign-in begins 30 minutes prior to the scheduled class start time. Most classes begin at 8:00 a.m. or 8:30 a.m., and adjourn between 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. You will receive exact times through your confirmation letter two weeks prior to the course.
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To help a participant get the most out of each training course/workshop, attendance is limited. However, without the required minimum of 15 people, a course will be cancelled. All courses are subject to change. If there are any changes, the registered party will be notified immediately. Click on the course descriptions listed above to register. NOTE: State employees wishing to register for a Pesticide Training & Testing course should contact their District Training Coordinators. All state registrations must come to us from the Training Coordinators.
If you are registered and cannot attend, please let us know at least two business days prior to the workshop. If we do not receive advance notice of your cancellation, you will be charged the full registration fee. Someone may substitute for you at any time. All cancellations will be given a cancellation number.
Receiving Course Credit
IMPORTANT NOTICE: To receive credit for any of the Center’s training sessions, you must be present during the entire class. If you arrive more than 15 minutes late, leave more than 15 minutes early or miss more than 15 minutes of the session, you will not receive credit for the course.