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Initial Private Pesticide Applicator Certification

Time limit: 7 days

$90 Enroll

Full course description

Course Description:

The Initial Private Pesticide Applicator Certification is a self-paced online course developed by Clemson Extension. We are excited to have you participate in this course!

After registering, you have 7 days to complete the course, including the exam.

Course Requirements:

This course has thirteen modules that will help you prepare for the certification exam. Each module includes a video and short quiz. The final module provides a labeling exercise. The course is self-paced, and from start to finish should take about 4 hours to complete.

At the end of the course, you will take the certification exam using an online proctoring software. Once you begin the certification exam, you have 1 hour to complete it.

Technical Requirements:

To Participate fully in this course, you will need:

  • An active email address for the individual participating in the course.
  • A desktop computer or laptop (recommended): Canvas is available on mobile devices, but some content may appear differently
  • Access to a high-speed internet connection.
  • A web browser compatible with Canvas: Chrome and Firefox are recommended.
  • Headphones or speakers (closed captioning also available)
  • Computer skills including Internet browsing, using email, typing, downloading files, and basic troubleshooting.

Here's a list of equipment requirements necessary to use Proctor U: Equipment Requirements for ProctorU

Need Help?

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  • Please do not contact CCIT regarding CPE courses. Please reach out to Clemson Online so that we can assist you.