Penn State Extension to offer online pesticide applicator short course

Penn State Extension

Online course begins on August 3, runs through August 26

Pesticide applicators planning to take the Pennsylvania certification exam can benefit by attending the “Pesticide Applicator Short Course,” hosted by Penn State Extension. This online webinar series will help you build a foundation of knowledge about safe and proper handling and use of pesticides while preparing for the PDA applicator exams. New applicators are not required to attend this class before taking the exam, but it may help them prepare.

Scheduled to begin on August 3, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the online course will continue throughout August and will conclude August 26, 2020. Categories covered will include core, categories 06, 07, 23, and 10. While face-to-face meetings for Penn State Extension have been suspended, this online webinar series supports those who wish to take the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s pesticide applicator exam.

For a complete schedule of category webinars, please see the registration website at



Certification exam study materials are not included in the registration fee. All participants are responsible for bringing their own core and category certification examination training materials to the class. Instructions for ordering study materials can be found on the registration website. Please allow four business days to receive your study materials. Orders should be placed before 3:00 p.m.

To register, visit or call 877-345-0691.


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