Worker Protection Standard Train the Trainer Class

What:  WPS Train-The-Trainer (TTT) Class
When:  December 15, 2015 at 9:30am-12:30pm
Where:  Gulf Coast Research and Education Center
Why:  Need CEUs or need to be WPS certified to train agricultural workers?

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.

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”

Special Presenter** This program will also feature Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services WPS state coordinator, Ricardo Devalos. Ricardo will be covering changes to the WPS program and requirements for growers. Ricardo’s presentation will be in addition to the program above. Additional CEUs Pending.

To register please visit: www.commercialveg.eventbrite.com or contact Veronica at veronica1303@ufl.edu

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