Sign Up for a Pesticide Vendor Certification Course

Visit Course & Exam Dates to find out when and where our courses are being held and choose a date and location.

To sign up:

If you are certifying for the first time you must participate in a two day course (CCA's earn 9 CEUs: 7 Integrated Pest Management, 1 Soil & Water Management & 1 Professional Development).

If you are renewing your certification, you may:

  • participate in a two day course with test
    (CCAs earn 9 CEUs) or

  • participate in a one course with test 
    (CCAs earn 3 CEUs: 2 Integrated Pest Management & 1 Professional Development) or

  • study on your own and write the test at a test-only session.

NOTE: If you do not pass at an exam-only session, you must then participate in a course and rewrite the test.

We send you your course material 3 to 4 weeks ahead of time.  Please remember to bring your manual and a calculator on the day of the course or exam session.

We collect the certification fee of $200.00 at the course or exam session. Bring cash or a cheque. Cheques are payable to University of Guelph. If you would like to pay by credit card, please phone our office with your credit card information - 1-866-683-6737. 

Special courses can be organized for groups of 10 or more participants.  Make arrangements by contacting us at:

Ontario Pesticide Education Program 

University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus

120 Main St. East

Ridgetown ON Canada N0P 2C0

1-866-683-6737 or 519-674-1500 ext. 63584

Fax: 519-674-1589