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Ornamental & Turf/Golf Course Short Course

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
1:00pm – 4:00pm

Repeats weekly until 03/10/2015.

Hartford Campus
Extension Center

This Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) Course will present and review information necessary for studying and fulfilling the requirements for the Ornamental and Turf/Golf Course Superintendents State of Connecticut Supervisory Pesticide Applicator Certification exam. A student attending lectures and studying materials independently should be able to successfully pass the examination, both written and oral. Plan to spend a minimum of 10 hours per week studying outside of class. Study partners are encouraged.

Students are expected to attend all classes and STUDY MATERIALS ON THEIR OWN.

COST: $385.00 Registration Fee Required text: Pesticide Applicator Training Manual (a.k.a. Core Manual) $36.00 Optional but recommended text:

Ornamental and Turf Manual – Category 3 - $36.00

State Licensing Exam Date: March 4th, 2014 - Weather permitting. There is an additional exam fee of $200.00 payable at the time the exam is given. Please make the exam check ($200.00) payable to: Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP).

Bring pencils and a calculator with you to the exam. The written exam includes two parts: 1) Pesticide Safety and; 2) Ornamentals and Turf. Exam style includes, multiple choice – multiple answer, fill-in questions, true/false, dosage and area calculations and pest identification and management. Oral exams will be scheduled by DEEP upon successful completion of the written exam, at a later date. Classes will be held at the UConn West Hartford campus, 1800 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED TO 40 PARTICIPANTS – FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS December 31st, 2014.

Directions to the Hartford County Extension Center plus the class schedule will be included with your receipt and letter of confirmation. NO WALK-INS, PLEASE.

Contact:

Candace Bartholomew, 860-570-9010 or candace.bartholomew@uconn.edu

Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Office of Public Engagement, UConn Master Calendar, Year of Engagement

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