Pesticide Applicator Certification School

Bret Allen
Environmental Scientist
(775) 353-3715

2018 Certification Training and Testing

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program has made the “Nevada Pesticide Applicator's Certification Workbook” (SP-87-07.pdf) available for downloading. Please Note this file is about 1MB (188 pages) to download and requires Adobe Reader to view. The downloadable workbook only contains the General and the 14 Categories of certification.

    Training Sessions

    Desert Green XXII - Greener Horizons: Innovation in the Green Industry
    November 1-2, 2018 
    7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Texas Station
    2101 Texas Star Ln, North Las Vegas, NV 89032 

    Early registration ends October 15, 2018, please click on the following link to register for the conference: 

      Pesticide Applicator Certification Workshop
      November 15, 2018
      7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
      Live at University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE), 4955 Energy Way, Reno, NV 89502
      Video-conferenced to the following UNCE locations:  Battle Mountain, Caliente, Carson City, Eureka, Gardnerville, Hawthorne, Las Vegas, Lovelock, Winnemucca and Yerington.

      Registration for this workshop is $30 per person; please click here to see the agenda and register for the training:”

        Testing Sessions

        Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam

        Sparks Las Vegas
        November 16, 2018
        9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
        Nevada Department of Agriculture
        405 S. 21st Street, Sparks, NV 89431
         November 16, 2018
        9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
        Nevada Department of Agriculture
        2300 E. St. Louis Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89104

          If you are interested in taking the certification exam, please contact Bret Allen at 775-353-3715 or The applicator's exam fee is $50.00 payable by credit card, cash or check made out to the Nevada Department of Agriculture the day of the exam. Study material for the exam is available at any University of Nevada Cooperative Extension office for $15.00 or online at