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Georgia Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

The Georgia Private Pesticide Applicator Exam


Purchase course access for the Georgia Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Training Program. You will receive an order confirmation immediately after purchasing course access, please keep this for your records. Step-by-step instructions on how to purchase access to the training can be here:

How to purchase access to the UGA Private Applicator Certification Training Course (PDF)

Notice: Course enrollment is granted during normal business hours each weekday by the program coordinator. Do not be alarmed if you do not receive your welcome e-mail immediately after purchase. Dr. Johnson will enroll students into the course during normal business hours each weekday, typically around 10:00am EST or 4:00pm EST.


Complete the training course with a passing grade of 70% or higher.


Print the Certificate of Completion, and complete the Private Pesticide Applicators License Application, with Verification of Lawful Presence if needed.


Take application forms and Certificate of Completion to your local county Extension agent, 601 North Way Darien, GA 31305

Useful Links

Monitor your license expiration and hours earned

The Georgia Department of Agriculture has a handy search station to find information about your license.

UGA Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP)

Use UGA PSEP as a resource for training programs, study guides, CEU, and Safe Handling training. This is also a great place to see up to date information on testing procedures and safe handling protocols.

Recertification Information

All re-certification course credit hours must be completed 90 days BEFORE your license expires. You can look for upcoming courses by checking out the Department of Agriculture, UGA PSEP, or sign up for regular emails by filling out the form at the bottom of this webpage.

Georgia Pest Management Handbook

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