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Pesticide Applicator Tutorial (Ag/Land/Industrial) - Winter 2019

Course number : AGEV-101    Section number : C02
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Course Description:
This tutorial is designed to help prepare you to write the Pesticide Applicator's Certification Exam in Landscape, Industrial or Agricultural areas. Topics include legislation & safety, herbicides & weed control, insecticides & disease control, calculations & calibration. The tutorial consists of a series of workshops and hands-on labs.
 
Agriculture – includes custom application to agriculture crops.  
 
Landscape – includes the use of pesticides (other than fumigants) by ground application for the maintenance of ornamental trees, shrubs, flowers and turf on outdoor residential, commercial (e.g. golf courses and cemeteries) and public land.  This class includes herbicide application to parking lots and roads for control of designated noxious or restricted weeds within urban areas, but does not include herbicide applications for brush control.
 
Industrial – The designation includes the use of pesticides by ground application for controlling weeds and brush on industrial areas including roadsides, power lines, pipelines, rights of way, easements, railways, petroleum well sites and equipment yards.  This class also includes herbicide application to parking lots and landscaped areas surrounding industrial facilities for the control of designated noxious and restricted weeds.


Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of Pesticide Applicator Tutorial (Ag/Land/Industrial), you will:
  • be able to apply pesticides in landscape, agricultural or industrial areas.
  • know about the safety and legislation involved in pesticide application.
  • feel confident going into your Certified Pesticide Applicator Exam.
 
Prerequisites:
No prerequisites required.
 

Notes:

Lunch and coffee is provided each day of the course.
 
Please purchase home study material. Home study materials must be purchased separately through Lakeland College 10 business days prior to the start of the course. Call 1-780-853-8646.
 
Please book your certification exam. The certification exam is an on-line exam and is written at Lethbridge College test center at a time and date booked through Lakeland College (1 780-853-8646) at least 2 weeks prior to date of test. Cost is approximately $225 + GST. Students must be 18 years of age or older to become Certified Pesticide Applicators.
 
To get to the Hamman Ag. Research Farm, drive 4 km west of Coalhurst, turn right at Westview Road, cross railway tracks and turn right. Drive 1 km E and turn in at Hamman Ag Research Farm sign & Pest App Banner.
 
Contact Dr. Bill Hamman at whamman@shaw.ca if you have any questions

 

Class Details

4 Sessions
Daily

Location
Hamman Ag. Research Farm

Instructor
Bill Hamman 

Tuition 

$599.00

Registration Closes On
Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s) Instructional Method
3/25/2019 - 3/28/2019 Daily - Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Lethbridge, Hamman Ag. Research Farm  Map Bill Hamman  ClassRoom

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