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Pesticide Applicator Training & Course Registration

Aerial applicator pattern testing with dyed water
Aerial applicator pattern testing with dyed water

Recertification training opportunities for dealers, commercial, non-commercial, government and utility applicators as well as Initial National Core and Initial Category (limited list) training for new applicators can be located on the "Continuing Education and Training Courses" page (see link below). The page allows applicators to view all available training courses, register online, contact training sponsors, and view educational credit records. 


Private farm applicators and landowners can receive training requirements for applying restricted-use pesticide products from the Montana State University extension (see external link below).



Pre-Registration with payment is REQUIRED for all MDA Trainings. There are 3 ways to register:

  • Click on "Online Payments" on the left side bar

  • Access and print the forms available below and submit with payment OR

  • Call and pay over the phone



2015 MDA Pollinator Protection Symposium- Free Training (3 CEU)-Register by Mail, email or fax- PDF , DOC


2015 MDA Pesticide Applicator and Dealer Training Schedule Click Here


2015 Ornamental & Turf Recertification Training Information Packet: Click Here

2015 Industrial, Structural, and Institutional Recertification Training Information Packet: Click Here

2015 Fall Core Recertification Training Registration Form: Click Here



General Training Information:

·        Trainings are approved for up to 6 credits per event. Be sure to check whether a training is approved for YOUR category before registering.

·        Online training is available through multiple outside vendors and are listed in our approved courses list. Fees range from FREE to $25 per credit, depending on the sponsor. Please note: there is a 6 credit maximum per category for online training per recertification cycle. You may take as many online trainings as you wish, however only 6 credits will count toward your required 12 credits. Training credits take approximately 30 days to be reflected on your training summary.
           Applicators and Dealers are not required to attend trainings through the Department of Agriculture. Check the Approved Courses list to view all of the offered trainings available for credit. The trainings on the Approved Courses list are the only trainings available for credit. The Approved Courses list is updated regularly so check frequently for new training opportunities.





Jolene Warnke-Roszel

Training/Development Specialist

Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3732

E-mail: jwarnke-roszel@mt.gov
Fax: (406) 444-9493

Linda Johns
Pesticide Licensing, Registration, and Training

Program Manager

Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3676
E-mail: ljohns@mt.gov


Published: November 19, 2013 4:59:00 PM MST.
Last Modified: August 6, 2015 9:02:13 AM MDT