Category 3A & 3B  Landscape Pest Control

Approved for BOTH NJDEP Exam Prep & NJDEP Re-certification

Who MUST be certified in Categories 3A and 3B? 

To apply products like Roundup or Bedweed Pre-Emergents you need to have a 3A Ornamental Pesticide License.  

To apply any landscape pesticide including ones that are mixed on a fertilizer including Weed and Feed, Pre-Emergents you need to have a 3B Turf Pesticide License if you are applying to turf.

Our one-day 6-hour Pesticide Training Classes.  is designed to be used in lieu of 40 hrs of on-the-job training.   In addition, you must also take the  Basic Pesticide Training for CORE Certification Class  to be certified.  

COST: $145 each 6 Hour Training Class

To apply fertilizer in NJ you need a ProFACT (Professional Fertilizer Applicator Certification) license.  With this license you can only apply fertilizer products that don't contain pesticides.  To learn about the Professional Fertilizer Applicator Certification and Training Program offer by Rutgers, please click HERE.

Classes Conducted by:

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If You Have Any Questions or Difficulties Registering for This or Any Other Class.

Please Contact The NJPMA by Emailing classes@njpma.com or by calling us at: 800-524-9942

Checking your NJDEP Credits is Easy!

1.    To look up your credit history click HERE:

2.    Scroll down to: Commercial Certified Pesticide Applicators - Specific Information

3.    Enter Requested information.

4.    Click Submit

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What's The Difference? 

Click HERE For Clarification

NJDEP Approved Training Manuals are available from your local Rutgers Extension Office. 

Click here for details

UPCOMING CLASSES

All Attendees Must Register Online.

To Register, click on the date of the class you wish to attend below.

Walk-ins are NOT ALLOWED.  You MUST register online.

All Classes are Open for Registration, Unless marked as - SOLD OUT. 

Registration closes 6pm the night before each class.

PAYMENT/CANCELLATION POLICY:  During this time of increased demand for these courses we are doing our best to make sure we can get everyone who wants a course, into a course.  Due to Limited Capacity at our venues, we often sell out.  For this reason, we are strictly enforcing out Payment/Cancellation Policy.   All classes MUST be PAID at least two days in advance.  Cancellations are allowed as long as we are notified by email ( Classes@NJPMA.com ) at least two days in advance.  No-shows forfeit their registration fee, however you may reschedule for a fee of $20.

Are You Licensed to Kill . . .

The Spotted Lanternfly?

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Use your 3A & 3B License to Treat Ticks!

Click HERE for Details.

3A Ornamental Pest Control

Category 3A – Ornamental: This subcategory includes commercial pesticide applicators using or supervising the use of pesticides to control pests in the maintenance and production of ornamentals. This subcategory also includes tick control in brush areas only.

Our Online Classes are Considered In-Person by the NJDEP.  Earn 100% of Offered Credits by attending.  NO 25% LIMITATIONS!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ATTENDING ONLINE CLASSES

  • Government issued photo ID is required and will be verified prior to and immediately after the  meeting (i.e. will not be video recorded)
  • Attendees must be visible throughout the entire session (with live video on) and must stay to the end.
  • Polls will be randomly scheduled, & attendance will be visually monitored by a moderator.
  • Call-ins (audio only) are not eligible for Pesticide Recertification credits or Exam Prep Certification; you need a computer with *live* video capability.  Sorry No SMARTPHONES or TABLETS Permitted for this class.

On-Line Webinar - Exam Prep / Re-Certification

webinar 6 hours
Credtis

This 6 Hour Class will fulfill the NJDEP Requirement to take the 3A Ornamental Exam.   For those already licensed, this course will award NJDEP and Pa Dept of Ag. Re-Certification Credits. 

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NJ DEP Credits   

3A Ornament Pest Control Class :  CORE - 3 / 3A - Ornament Pest Control - 10 / 6B Right-of-Way - 4 / 8C Campground - 10 / PP2 Private Applicator - 10    (Updated 1/22)

You MUST Pay at the time of Registration.  No Checks or Cash for Webinars. 

If you need to use a Govt. PO, please CLICK HERE for details. 

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PA Dept of Ag. Credits

3A Ornament Pest Control Class: CORE - 6 / Cat 6 - Ornamental & Shade Trees - 6 / Cat 23 - Park/School Pest Control - 6

COST:  $145.00

 

  • Join our Email List to stay up on all of our upcoming Classes and Workshops.  Click HERE for details.

On-Line Webinar - Re-Certification ONLY

webinar 3 hours
Credtis

This 3 Hour Class will award NJDEP and Pa Dept of Ag. Re-Certification Credits.  This is NOT AN EXAM PREP COURSE.

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NJ DEP Credits   

3A Ornament Pest Control Class : CORE - 1 / 3A - Ornament Pest Control - 6 / 6B Right-of-Way - 3 / 8C Campground - 6 / PP2 Private Applicator - 2    (Updated 7/23)

COST:  $99.00

  • No Classes scheduled at this time.  This RECERTIFICATION ONLY class will return in September 2024.
  • Join our Email List to stay up on all of our upcoming Classes and Workshops.  Click HERE for details.

3B Turf Pest Control

Category 3B – Turf: This subcategory includes commercial pesticide applicators using or supervising the use of pesticides to control pests in the maintenance and production of turf. This subcategory also includes vegetation control on commercial and residential sites only; flea and tick control in turf areas only; and soil fumigation for turf only. Vegetation control on industrial sites, airport runways, dams or other embankments requires category 6A, General vegetation management.

Our Online Classes are Considered In-Person by the NJDEP.  Earn 100% of Offered Credits by attending.  NO 25% LIMITATIONS!

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ATTENDING ONLINE CLASSES

  • Government issued photo ID is required and will be verified prior to and immediately after the  meeting (i.e. will not be video recorded)
  • Attendees must be visible throughout the entire session (with live video on) and must stay to the end.
  • Polls will be randomly scheduled, & attendance will be visually monitored by a moderator.
  • Call-ins (audio only) are not eligible for Pesticide Recertification credits or Exam Prep Certification; you need a computer with *live* video capability.  Sorry No SMARTPHONES or TABLETS Permitted for this class.

On-Line Webinar - Exam Prep / Re-Certification

webinar 6 hours
Credtis

This 6 Hour Class will fulfill the NJDEP Requirement to take the 3B Turf Exam.   For those already licensed, this course will award NJDEP and Pa Dept of Ag. Re-Certification Credits. 

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NJ DEP Credits 

3B Turf Pest Control Class:  CORE - 3  /  3B Turf Pest Control - 10 / 6B Right-of-Way - 4 / 8C Campground - 10 / PP2 Private Applicator - 10    (Updated 1/22)

You MUST Pay at the time of Registration.  No Checks or Cash for Webinars. 

If you need to use a Govt. PO, please CLICK HERE for details. 

PA Plants

PA Dept of Ag. Credits

3B Turf Pest Control Class: CORE - 6 / Cat 07 - Lawn & Turf - 6 / Cat 23 - Park/School Pest Control - 6

COST:  $145.00

 

  • Join our Email List to stay up on all of our upcoming Classes and Workshops.  Click HERE for details.

On-Line Webinar - Re-Certification ONLY

webinar 3 hours
Credtis

This 3 Hour Class will award NJDEP and Pa Dept of Ag. Re-Certification Credits.  This is NOT AN EXAM PREP COURSE.

You MUST Pay at the time of Registration.  No Checks or Cash for Webinars. 

If you need to use a Govt. PO, please CLICK HERE for details. 

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ANTICIPATED NJ DEP Credits   

3B Turf Pest Control Class : CORE - 1 / 3B - Turf Pest Control - 6 / 6B Right-of-Way - 4 / 8C Campground - 6 (Updated 8/28)

COST:  $99.00

  • No Classes scheduled at this time.  This RECERTIFICATION ONLY class will return in September 2024.
  • Join our Email List to stay up on all of our upcoming Classes and Workshops.  Click HERE for details.

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Private Classes

Contact us about our Basic Pesticide Training / CORE and Category 3A & 3B Private Classes.   We will train your staff at your office when its convenient for you!  Days, Evenings Weekends.

Email - ClassesEMS@Gmail.com

UPCOMING EVENTS

Basic Pesticide Training / CORE - Webinar - 9am - 1pm - SOLD OUT

04/16/2024

* 3B - Turf Pest Control - Online Webinar

04/17/2024

7A - General & Household Pest Control - Webinar

04/18/2024

Basic Pesticide Training / CORE - Webinar - SATURDAY 9am - 1pm

04/20/2024

Category 7B Termites and Other WDI Training - Webinar

04/24/2024