Pesticide Core Manual Review Classes
Prepare for the MDARD Core Pesticide Applicators Certification exam with this review session. The 8-hour review covers the 12 chapters of the National Pesticide Applicators Certification Core Manual. Participants can receive eight Recertification/RUP credits in either Private or Commercial Core for those already certified and seeking renewal by seminar credits.
Michigan State University Extension is offering multiple pesticide manual review classes in southeast Michigan over the next few months. Each class will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a 1-hr break for lunch on your own. The registration fee is $25.00 per class.
We recommend participants read and study the Core Manual before attending the review. Copies may be purchased at the MSU Extension offices or ordered from the NPSEC Fulfillment Center online at the following link: https://npsecstore.com/pages/michigan.
Dates and locations are shown below.
|Feb. 19, 2020||Apr. 15, 2020|
|MSU Extension Jackson||MSU Extension Washtenaw|
|1715 Lansing Ave., Jackson||705 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor|
|Feb. 25, 2020||Apr. 21, 2020|
|MSU Extension Hillsdale||MSU Extension Jackson|
|20 Care Dr., Hillsdale||1715 Lansing Ave., Jackson|
|March 20, 2020||May 20, 2020|
|MSU Extension Lenawee||MSU Extension Washtenaw|
|1040 S. Winter St., Adrian||705 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor|
|Apr. 1, 2020||Nov. 18, 2020|
|MSU Extension Hillsdale||MSU Extension Washtenaw|
|20 Care Dr., Hillsdale||705 N. Zeeb Rd., Ann Arbor|
These review classes are intended to help prepare participants for the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) specific category certification exams. This is an optional review session, and you are not required to take this class to take any of the MDARD exams. Those attending the review session will receive eight RUP recertification credits. The review session will cover multiple chapters of the pesticide core manual. Emphasize will be to prepare participants for the test using multiple choice practice questions on an interactive basis.
Registration does not include study manuals. We recommend reading and studying the Core Manual before attending the review. You can order the “National Applicator Core Training Manual & Michigan Private Applicator Addendum” (E3007KITP) or “National Applicator Core Training Manual and Michigan Commercial Applicator Addendum” (E3008KITC) through the National Pesticide Safety Education Center Store website.
The regular MDARD certification exam will be held at multiple locations around the state. Check the MDARD Online Pesticide Exam Scheduling website for more information about exam dates.
If you plan to take the MDARD exam, be prepared to pay by check (no cash or credit cards) payable to the State of Michigan. The fee is $50 for private applicators and $75 for commercial applicators. MDARD requires that you register for the exam session by scheduling an appointment online or calling 1-800-292-3939. MDARD does not accept walk-ins or late arrivals. Spaces are limited so schedule your exam as soon as possible. Photo identification is also required.
Registration for Feb. 19 in Jackson is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on February 18, 2020.
Registration for Hillsdale Feb. 25 is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on February 24, 2020.
Registration for March 20 in Lenawee is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 19, 2020.
Registration for Apr. 1 in Hillsdale is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2020.
Registration for Apr. 15 in Washtenaw is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 14, 2020.
Registration for Apr. 21 in Jackson is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 20, 2020.
Registration for May 20 in Washtenaw is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on May 19, 2020.
Registration for Nov. 18 in Washtenaw is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on November 17, 2020.
Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.
For more information contact Ricardo Costa at 517-264-5310.