Aquatic and Core Exam Preps
Need a Little Focus for Your Exam Prep Efforts?
The Aquatic Pest Control Exam is by far one of the most difficult exams to pass! An Exam Prep for the Aquatics and Core Exams will be offered at the Polk County Extension office December 13, 2018.
See details and registration below.
About the License
The Florida Aquatic Pesticide License is available either as a Public certification, for those applicators that apply herbicides to bodies of water and that work for federal, state, county or municipal public agencies, or as a Commercial certification for contractors for aquatic pesticide work.
The Florida Aquatic Pesticide Certification Exam requires a passing grade (70%), and a passing grade (70%) on the General Standards (CORE) Exam. This certification must be renewed every 4 years either by testing or with 20 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Contact the County Extension Office in your county to determine the dates and times of pesticide testing.
These study manuals are available from the IFAS Bookstore in Gainesville, either by ordering online or by calling 1-800-226-1764. Credit card orders should arrive in 4-5 days.
- Applying Pesticides Correctly: A Guide for Pesticide Applicators (CORE) (SM-1). $24.00. Also called the “CORE Manual”.
- Aquatic Pest Control Training Manual (Aquatic Category Exam) (SM-3). $18.00.
- A set of these books was also donated to the Polk County library system. The library system will deliver it to your closest library or stop by the Bartow branch for fastest access to the materials. See if these are already checked out and find your local library at http://www.mypclc.org/ .
- Register at https://tinyurl.com/AquaticandCoreExamPrepPolk2018