Pesticide Applicator Training (Las Vegas)

This course is scheduled for May 15 (6am – 2:30 pm PT) through May 16 (6am – 12:30 pm PT)

A state-issued license to control pests and apply pesticides is required under Nevada state law. Licenses are issued by the Nevada Department of Agriculture. You must complete a general competency exam and a category exam prior to obtain the license.

This 2-day training prepares you to become a professional pest control applicator and pass the license examination. The class explains pest control and pesticide safety concepts. Topics include safe pesticide handling practices, herbicide classification, environmental protection, and noxious weed control. It also prepares you for the G-4 (Terrestial Weed) category examination.

The training program is approved for Nevada Continuing Education Units (CEU’s). For license renewal, twelve credit hours are required in a 4-year period. This is an elective course in the Road Scholar Progam.

Pesticide Applicator Training is an elective course of the Road Scholar Program.

Who Should Attend

Attend this class if you prepare, store, handle, or apply pesticides or supervise those who use pesticides. This includes:

  • Road maintenance and construction workers.
  • Current pesticide applicators seeking Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or license renewal.
  • Government agency personnel who need to obtain their pest control license.


Charles Moses recently retired as the Environmental Programs Coordinator for the Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA). During his tenure at NDA, Charles was a credentialed Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act inspector and served as agency safety officer and Acting Plant Industry Administrator. He has over 35 years of experience in Pesticide Regulatory, Education, and Training. He also served as Program Manager for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Pesticide Enforcement and Certification Grant and Cooperative Agreement. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry and Master of Science degree in Agribusiness.

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The non-refundable/non transferable registration fee is $75 and is payable by check or credit card. Payment must be received prior to the first day of class.

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For questions, please call 217-693-3290 or email [email protected].