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Training Manuals for Pesticide Licensing

The following manuals for the Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) are required for certification. 

Not sure which certification you need? Learn the difference between professional and private licenses.

Private Applicators

All applicators

Applicators applying pesticides and fertilizers through irrigation systems/chemigation

Applicators applying soil fumigants

Professional Applicators

* Core Training Manual 

New Idaho Pesticide Core Training Manual coming December 2018. If needed beforehand, the old training manual is still available:

Agricultural Herbicide (AH)

Agricultural Insecticide/Fungicide (AI)

Chemigation (CH)

Commodity Pest Control (CP)

Livestock Pest Control (LP)

Potato Cellar Pest Control (PC)

  • Idaho Pesticide Core Training Manual (coming December 2018*)

Rodent Control (RC)

Soil Fumigation (SF)

Seed Treatment (ST)

  • Idaho Pesticide Core Training Manual (coming December 2018*)

Statewide Consultant (SW)

* Core Training Manual 

New Idaho Pesticide Core Training Manual coming December 2018. If needed beforehand, the old training manual is still available:

Aquatic Pest Control (AP)

General Pest Control Operator (GP)

Ornamental Herbicide (OH)

Ornamental Insecticide/Fungicide (OI)

Public Health Pest Control (PH)

Right-of-Way Herbicide (RW)

Structural Destroying Pests (SP)

Wood Preservative (WP)

* Core Training Manual 

New Idaho Pesticide Core Training Manual coming December 2018. If needed beforehand, the old training manual is still available:

Forest Environment (FE)

For information on study materials, contact Elizabeth Palmateer at the ISDA:

General Vertebrate Control (GV)

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Mailing Address:
University of Idaho, Boise Center
322 E Front St, Suite 180
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4046

Fax: 208-364-4035

Email: rhirnyck@uidaho.edu