The Basic Pesticide Training Course is required by the New Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) as a prerequisite for initial licensing of COMMERCIAL applicators and operators.
NJDEP ALERT: Currently, no in-person courses may be held due to New Jersey State COVID-19 restrictions. The following trainers have been approved to temporarily provide the the Basic (Core) training ONLINE to facilitate training during the current COVID 19 emergency to facilitate pesticide operator licensing:
• Len Douglen at firstname.lastname@example.org
• Mike Reed at email@example.com
• George Hamilton at GHAMILTO@NJAES.RUTGERS.EDU
• Paul Stanziale at firstname.lastname@example.org
• Pedro Perdomo (in Spanish) P_Perdomo@yahoo.com
• Stephen Bross Stephen.Bross@dep.nj.gov
(This list will be updated as additional online trainer requests are approved). Source: https://www.nj.gov/dep/enforcement/pcp/bpo-courses.htm.
Rutgers NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education offers the Basic Pesticide Training course online which is taught by Extension Specialist in Pest Management, Dr. George Hamilton.
|February 11-17, 2022||Online||English Only|
|March 11-17, 2022||Online||English Only|
|April 22-28, 2022||Online||English Only|
|May 13-19, 2022||Online||English Only|
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection offers its Basic Pesticide Training course online, and is taught by Senior Inspectors.
Rutgers University provides this list of NJDEP-approved Basic Pesticide Training courses offered by vendors as a public service. Please contact the course sponsors below for more detail.