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Ornamental & Turf/Golf Course Short Course

Tuesday, January 13, 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.


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.


Candace Bartholomew, 860-570-9010 or

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

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