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Pesticide Applicator Exams
Private Applicator a private applicator is a person that applies restricted use pesticides to a private property. The person either owns the land or is employed by the business that owns the land. A private pesticide applicator may not charge for pesticide applications. To qualify as a Private Applicator the individual must be engaged in the production of an agricultural or forestry commodity and certify to the Extension Agent that that is in fact a true statement. The applicant may take an online exam through the UGA Extension Service, print a certificate of completion, and take to a local County Extension Office with photo identification to complete the application.
Commercial Pesticide Applicator - a commercial pesticide applicator is a person that charges for pesticide applications(restricted use or general) to other people's property. Study materials and testing center may be found here.
Georgia Certified Landscape Professional Program
Upcoming Testing Dates:
November 7 and 8, 2014 Georgia Southern, Statesboro
Friday, Nov 7th Written Exam 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, Nov 8th Hands-on Exam 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
December 11, 2014 UAC EDGE Duluth
Written Exam only 8:00 a.m. - 12 noon
March 21. 2015 Gwinnett Tech
Hands-on Exams only 8:00 a.m.
March 25, 2015 UGA Griffin Campus
Written Exam 9:00 a.m.
Scholarship Opportunity: The John Strickland Memorial Scholarship application is open for 2014.
John Strickland was one of our industry's most recognizable figures. Involved in Georgia's landscape industry since 1976, he was instrumental in the development of the GCLP program and served as both MALTA President and GGIA Chair. In fond memory of John, one scholarship a year will be awarded to cover registration fees for the GCLP program and the winning candidate will be honored at the annual certification luncheon in conjunction with GGIA WinterGreen.
Requirements: Candidate must be a student or professional that is working/studying in an area of landscape contracting and will commit to completion of the GCLP certification program.
Award: Selected candidate will receive study materials, access to the GCLP web study course, and admission to exams at no charge.
Application: Email Becky Griffin at firstname.lastname@example.org with your contact information and a typewritten essay (not to exceed 200 words) about your experience, dreams, and aspirations in landscape horticulture. Please include any information that demonstrates a financial need.
Deadline: November 1st