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2013 Aquatics Training + Exam
Friday, February 22, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)
Who should attend?
· Employees who use or supervise the use of any pesticide for control of unwanted vegetation in or on:
o canals, ditches, lakes, or ponds
obanks or shores of aquatic sites
If you would like a review before taking the Aquatics Exam for initial certification or if you would like to earn 4.0 Aquatics or Private Applicator CEUs.
Topics to be covered:
· Principles of Aquatic Herbicide Application
· Environmental Considerations for Aquatics Applicators
· Understanding Aquatic Herbicide Labels
· Aquatic Weed Identification
· Calibration Exercises for Aquatic Applicators
Study materials for the exam: From the UF Miami-Dade County Extension: SM3 - Aquatic Pest Control Training Manual (Cost $16.75 by check or Money Order only must be picked up in person). You can also order the manual from http://IFASbooks.ufl.edu. NOTE: We HIGHLY recommend reading the book before you take the class or exam. The failure rate is very high if you have not prepared. Registration for the class must be by mail or in person. Please use the form at the bottom of this page.
What should I bring to the class? You must bring a government-issued photo ID to take the exam. If you are attending for CEUs, please bring your license number and government-issued ID. Bring a pen or pencil so you can take notes. This is a closed book exam.
When can I take the written exams? The 50-question multiple choice exam will be administered at the end of the class. For those needing to take retake an exam, they are administered on Tuesdays & Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. at the John D. Campbell Ag Center, 18710 SW 288th Street, Homestead. Please call Lize at (305) 248-3311 x242 to schedule your exam.
Pesticide Training Class Policy:If you are unable to attend a training class, please call Lize at (305) 248-3311 ext. 242 at least 24 hours in advance. If there is an emergency (death in the family, illness, accident or similar unavoidable conflict) after that point, please call as soon as possible after the class (within a week) and we will transfer your registration to the next identical class or the next class of your choosing. Otherwise, your payment is non-refundable and non-transferable.
If you are attending for CEUs, you must physically attend the entire workshop to earn your CEU credits.