Pesticide Applicator Trainings Scheduled

Certification for private pesticide applicators is required by law for crop producers to handle, mix or apply “restricted use” pesticides. This certification is valid for five years and participants must be 18 years of age or older.

There are three certification training options to choose from:

OPTION 1: Self-Study

  • Purchase the training fee with manual for $30.00 either from your participating County Extension Office or the UW PAT Store.
  • PAT Store: https://patstore.wisc.edu
  • Study on your own.
  • Must schedule a test with your participating County Extension Office.
  • 70% pass grade

OPTION 2: Computer-based  

  • Purchase the training fee with manual for $30.00 either from your participating County Extension Office or the UW PAT Store.
  • PAT Store: https://patstore.wisc.edu
  • Online Training – Register online. Please block approximately 4 hours to take the training. Online training can be taken at any time.
  • Zoom Webinar – Register online. Select date of webinar. You will receive an email with a link and password. Zoom invites will be sent a couple of days before the webinar. Zoom membership is not required to attend a Zoom webinar. Reliable internet connection is required. Once training is complete, you will receive a Completion Receipt. This receipt must be presented to the test proctor to be coded as attended a training.
  • To register for Online or Zoom Training: https://go.wisc.edu/greo5e  
  • Test not provided after training. Must schedule your test with a participating County Extension Office.
  • 50% pass grade

OPTION 3: In-Person

  • Purchase the training fee with manual for $30.00 either from your participating County Extension Office or the UW PAT Store.
  • PAT Store: https://patstore.wisc.edu
  • Pre-register for training listed above
  • Testing will occur immediately following the training.
  • 50% pass grade

For other trainings in your area go to: https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/pat/events/

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