Grower Pesticide Safety Course

What will I learn at the Grower Pesticide Safety Course?

You will learn how to keep yourself, your family and the environment safe when you handle and use pesticides. The course does not include crop production or crop protection recommendations.

If you have any special needs, please call us at 1-800-652-8573.  We're here to help!

Quick Facts

  • Most courses are offered between December and April.
  • The fee of $105 (no HST) is collected at the course.  You may pay with cash or cheque.  Cheques are payable to the University of Guelph. To pay by credit card, call us at 1-800-652-8573.  

  • Most courses begin at 8:45 am or 9 am and end at approximately 4-4:30 pm.

About The Exam

  • You can re-try the exam again at no charge, if you don't pass on your first try.

  • The exam is made up of short answer and multiple choice questions.

  • There is some math to do - bring your calculator!

  • If you are participating in a course, you will write the exam in two parts: one part before lunch and one part at the end of the course.

  • If you are renewing by studying on your own and registering to write the exam, you have two hours to complete the exam.