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Recertification Credit Requirements

CATEGORY

NUMBER OF RECERTIFICATION HOURS

A          Aquatic

6 credits per 5 year period

B          Public Health

6 credits per 5 year period

D          Dealer

5 credits per 5 year period

G          Forest

6 credits per 5 year period

H          Right-Of-Way

4 credits per 5 year period

I           Regulatory

6 credits per 5 year period

K         Ag Pest Livestock/Pet/Poultry

6 credits per 5 year period

L          Ornamental & Turf

10 credits per 5 year period

M         Seed Treatment

3 credits per 5 year period

N          Demonstration & Research

10 credits per 5 year period

O          Ag Pest Plant

10 credits per 5 year period

P           Aerial Methods

4 credits per 2 year period**

(1 Hour Aerial Methods / 3 Hours Specialty Category)

T           Wood Treatment

4 credits per 5 year period

 V / X     Private

4 credits per 3 year period*

* All Private Applicators must earn a minimum of 2 credits each in both V and X (during 3 year certification cycle).

** Aerial applicators must earn 3 credits for the first category and one credit for each additional category on their Aerial License (during 2 year certification cycle).

Additional Requirements for Commercial Ground Applicators

The required credits for each category must be obtained during at least two years of a five-year certification period.

SINGLE CATEGORY: Individuals who are certified in one category must complete the total required credit hours for that category.

MULTIPLE CATEGORIES: Individuals who are certified in two or more categories must obtain the total required credits for the category with the highest credit requirement, and three credit hours for each additional category. (See note below for applicators licensed in the category Demonstration & Research)

  • SPECIAL NOTE FOR APPLICATORS LICENSED IN DEMONSTRATION & RESEARCH: Demonstration & Research always requires 10 credit hours.

    Applicators that are licensed in Demonstration & Research and one other category must complete 10 credit hours in Demonstration & Research and the total required credit hours for the other category.

    Applicators that are licensed in Demonstration & Research and two or more other categories must complete the 10 credit hours in Demonstration & Research, complete the total credit hours for the category that has the highest credit hour requirement, and three credit hours for each remaining category.

Example: If an applicator is licensed in N, L, A, and G; the credit hours required are: Demonstration & Research = 10, Ornamental & Turf = 10, Aquatic = 3, and Forest = 3

 

Explanation of License Categories

 

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NCDA&CS Structural Pest Control & Pesticide Division, James W. Burnette, Jr., Director
Mailing Address: 1090 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1090
Physical Address: 2109 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 733-3556 ; FAX: (919) 733-9796



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