Basic Pesticide Training Course for Core Certification

The Basic Pesticide Training Class is required by the NJDEP for all those wishing to become either Certified Pesticide Applicators or Pesticide Operators-those who work under the supervision of a Certified Pesticide Applicator.  YOU MUST TAKE THIS CLASS BEFORE TAKING YOUR EXAM. IMPORTANT NOTE: If you have questions about the actual licensing process or need to schedule your EXAM, you need to contact the NJDEP directly:  For questions regarding the licensing process, call 609-984-6507; general questions licensing questions, visit; and to schedule your exam, visit the DEP website at:


Click here to Schedule an Exam or  check your NJ DEP Credits Onlne 


  • If you have any questions or difficulties registering for a class, please call the NJPMA direcetly at 800-524-9942



Bergen County (Saddle Brook):  9am to 1pm


Burlington County (Westampton):  9am to 1pm


Monmouth County (Freehold):  9am to 1pm


Morris County (Morris Twp):  9am to 1pm


Union County (Westfield):  8:30am to 12:30pm


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