Register for the Supervisory Registration Certification-General Use Training

Commercial Pesticide Applicators: Supervisory Certification – General Use

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February 2018

UNH Cooperative Extension will host a series of all-day training workshops in February 2018 for those seeking a supervisory registration certificate - general use from the state’s Division of Pesticide Control. Individuals wishing to obtain this certification need to participate in a series of training classes, pass a written and oral exam, and show proof of insurance.

Training will prepare participants for the state of NH certification exam. Instructors will provide a review of the information found in the National Pesticide Applicator Certification Core Manual and NH Code of Administrative Rules during the core class. Trainings will be offered for the following categories: Turf (G2), Right Of Way (B), and Forest (C1).

New Hampshire requires that anyone applying pesticides commercially must be certified as a commercial pesticide applicator. This certification is required regardless of whether the applicator gets paid for the service or the pesticide is classified as general or restricted use. This includes over-the-counter homeowner-type pesticides.


This training is designed to meet the requirements outlined by the New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets, and Food - Division of Pesticide Control. To be eligible to apply for a supervisory registration certificate- general use, a person shall:

  • Complete 8 hours of category specific training for each category they seek (G1, G2, B, F8, or C1),
  • Complete 8 hours of general instruction (Core Training),
  • Submit a resume form to the Division of Pesticide Control including with it the certificates of attendance to the above aforementioned training sessions as verification of completion,
  • take a written exam, AND
  • If the exam is passed, the applicant will take part in a scheduled oral examination given by a panel from the Division of Pesticide Control.

Cost: $115 per day. For those who need it, there is an additional cost for study materials, which participants are required to purchase and read prior to attending the sessions.

Recertifcation credits: 8 per class.

Courses Available & Dates

 

 Core: February 13th 2018

According to the NH Code of Administrative Rules (Pesticide Division) to be eligible to apply for a Supervisory Registration Certificate—General Use, a person is required to complete category specific training for each category in which they are interested. This Core training class satisfies this requirement and offers 8 recertification credits to those individuals already certified. This training provides instruction by top notch instructors in a variety of topics: Integrated Pest Management; Personal Protective Equipment; Reading and Understanding a Pesticide Label; Mixing, Loading and Handling Pesticides Safely; NH Pesticide Use Reports; and detailed case studies.

Location: UNH School of Law, Concord, NH

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 Right of Way (B): February 14th 2018

According to the NH Code of Administrative Rules (Pesticide Division) to be eligible to apply for a Supervisory Registration Certificate—General Use, a person is required to complete category specific training for each category in which they are interested. This Right of Way training class satisfies this requirement and offers 8 recertification credits to those individuals already certified. This training provides instruction by top notch instructors in a variety of topics: Pesticide Calculations and Sprayer Calibration; Application Equipment; Weed Control: Identification, life cycles, management; Tick Talk: Identification and Prevention; Invasive Upland Plant Species of New Hampshire; and specific NH Rules and Regulations pertaining to this category.

Location: UNH School of Law, Concord, NH

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Turf (G2): February 15th 2018

According to the NH Code of Administrative Rules (Pesticide Division) to be eligible to apply for a Supervisory Registration Certificate—General Use, a person is required to complete category specific training for each category in which they are interested. This Turf training class satisfies this requirement and offers 8 recertification credits to those individuals already certified. This training provides instruction by top notch instructors in a variety of topics: Insects Affecting Turf, Insecticides & Other Control Measures for Pest Insects; Diseases Affecting Turf, Fungicides & Other Control Measures for Diseases; Weeds & Weed Control in Turf;  Methods of Control, including Chemicals; Pesticide Labels for Turf / Lawn Applications; and specific NH Rules and Regulations pertaining to this category.

Location: New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NH DES), Concord, NH

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Forest (C1): February 21st 2018

According to the NH Code of Administrative Rules (Pesticide Division) to be eligible to apply for a Supervisory Registration Certificate—General Use, a person is required to complete category specific training for each category in which they are interested. This Forest training class satisfies this requirement and offers 8 recertification credits to those individuals already certified. This training provides instruction by top notch instructors in a variety of topics: Weeds and Invasive Plant Control: Identification, Life Cycles, Management; Protecting Water from Contamination; Methods of Vegetative Control; Insect Pests of Forest Trees: Identification and Management; Forest Diseases: Identification and Management; and specific NH Rules and Regulations pertaining to the Forest Category.

Location: UNH School of Law, Concord, NH

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For a description of what you can do with this license, please read this article.

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For any special arrangements including physical access, please contact Rachel Maccini, Pesticide Safety Education Coordinator at 603-351-3831. Ten working days are needed to facilitate special needs requests.
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