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General Pest Control: A Course for Commercial Pesticide Applicators (Category 10a)

Time limit: 365 days

$65 Enroll

Full course description

General Pest Control covers the management and control of pests in and around homes, apartments, businesses, office buildings, schools, health care facilities, industrial plants and other structures. This course presents information on the identification, biology, detection, and monitoring of pest populations, chemical and non-chemical approaches to management of these pests, and legal and safety issues that are unique to this category.

Ohio’s category 10a pesticide license exam will be based on information found in this course. Each chapter in the course begins with a set of learning objectives and chapter “roadmap” and ends with a quiz. The course concludes with an 80-question practice exam. Students completing the entire course and passing the practice exam are well-prepared to take Ohio’s category 10a Pesticide Exam. Participants will receive a certificate of completion after completing the course.

There are NO refunds issued for this course.
If you have questions about the course, contact the Pesticide Safety Education Program at pested@osu.edu. For more about the Pesticide Safety Education Program, visit pested.osu.edu

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