Core, Private Applicator, and WPS-Train-The-Trainer classes to be offered at GCREC, Wimauma, FL on June 25! Details and registration for all 3 classes can be found here: www.commercialveg.eventbrite.com
Private Applicator and WPS classes will be held simultaneously. Therefore, a person could register for both Core and WPS if desired.
Core and Private Applicator Training and Exams
Core 8:30am-10:30am, Private 10:45am-12:50pm. Two separate exam prep classes will be held to help you prepare for the Core and Private Applicator RUP license exams. Exams will be offered immediately following the classes. However, you do not have to take the exams the same day. You may schedule a time to take the exams at your convenience. You may take one class without the other, if needed.
If you are already a license holder, 2.0 CEUs in Core and 2.5 in Private are offered for both classes, respectively. Light snacks will be offered. Walk ins will be welcomed. The class fee is $15 per class. Please bring a cash or a check made out to “Manatee County Friends of Extension.”
WPS Train-The-Trainer: 10:45am-12:50pm
The WPS TTT workshop provides CEUs in several categories. Even if you don’t need to be WPS certified, don’t miss this opportunity for CEUs. CEUs available: 2 in the following categories: Aerial, Ag. Row, Ag. Tree, O&T, Private, Forest Pest Control, and Soil and Greenhouse Fumigation.
Need to become a WPS certified Trainer?
The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a federal program designed to protect agricultural farm workers in the production of agricultural plants. A person is qualified to teach WPS to farm workers if he/she holds a restricted use pesticide license or if he/she has completed the WPS Train the trainer course.
There is a $20 class fee. You may pay at the door with cash or check made out to “Manatee County Friends of Extension”