Pesticide Movement in the Environment

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Pesticide Movement in the Environment

Welcome to this CEU on Pesticide Movement in the Environment. This Applicator Recertification CEU course will discuss essentials for all people who use pesticides both indoors and outdoors, in a rural or an urban area, to be fully aware of pesticides’ environmental implications. These applicators should ask themselves these important questions:

1. What is going to happen to a pesticide once it is out of its application equipment or container? Where is it going to go in the environment?

2. How will a pesticide affect the so-called non-target sites it inevitably reaches in the environment?

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Learning Objectives:

The following is a list of the key points to be discussed within this course.

  • Understand environmental consequences associated with the pesticide application, including all relevant factors, such as drift, weather, groundwater and surface water, types of terrain, drainage patterns, soil, presence of non-target organisms and endangered species.
  • Understand how to minimize or prevent pesticide drift and/or runoff.
  • Identify potentially sensitive areas that could be affected by pesticide-related activities, such mixing and loading, application, equipment washing, storage, and disposal.
  • Understand the importance of implementing procedures for prevention of residue accumulation, which is associated with equipment washing, mixing and loading.
  • When and how to adjust and/or delay an application in order to minimize environmental impacts and maximize its overall effectiveness.

Tennessee Course Approval

CourseCourse NumberCredits
Pesticide Movement in the Environment371241 Pt each in all categories


Welcome to this CEU on Pesticide Movement in the Environment. My name is Tyler Pettis, director of training at Online Pest Control Courses. As you make your way through the course, be sure to take notes on each section, as there will be a comprehensive exam at the end. Good Luck!

Tyler Pettis - Director of Training

CEU Pricing: $15 each

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Applicator Recertification Point Requirements

Point Requirements for Commercial Applicators Only

CategoryCertified prior to
Dec. 31, 2014 & before
Dec. 31, 2015
Certified on or after
Dec. 1, 2015 & before
Dec. 31, 2016
C0118 pts12 pts
C0212 pts8 pts
C03/LHA18 pts12 pts
C0412 pts8 pts
C0512 pts8 pts
C0618 pts12 pts
C0730 pts20 pts
C0818 pts12 pts
C1018 pts12 pts
C119 pts6 pts
C1218 pts12 pts
C139 pts6 pts
C149 pts6 pts
C169 pts6 pts

Points may not be accrued prior to obtaining certification. All certifications will expire on December 31, 2014 if the required number of points are not accrued. All points cannot be accrued in one certification year (Ending Dec 31st).

You cannot earn more than 75% of your total point requirement at any one school. No more than 50% of the total required number of points can be ‘In-House’ points.

  • No points may be carried over from one recertification period to the next.
    In-house points are limited to 50% of your total point requirement.
    All training must be submitted to the TDA or UT office no later than 30 days prior to the date of the training session. Those approving the certification training reserve the right to reject assigning points for educational sessions submitted late.
  • All points cannot be accrued in one year. If the minimum number of points are not accrued by the end of the third year, a recertification exam will be required that year.
  • Approved topics for in-house and external recertification training are as follows: anything about the pests, pest control, WPS, pesticides, pesticide safety, IPM, labeling, environmental issues (wildlife, endangered species and water quality) and pesticide laws and regulations.
  • All points cannot be accrued in one year, unless certified between July 1, and December 31 of the third year of the recertification period. If the minimum number of points are not accrued by the end of the third year, a recertification exam will be required that year.
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