Vermont Pesticide Safety Education: CORE Manual Review, Unit #2 (1 credit)

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Exposure and Risk, Toxicity, PPE, Responding to Exposure, Heat Stress, Residue and Tolerance, Safety (Chapters 5-9, 15, 23)

The Label (Chapter 28)

This approximately 1 hour course is presented in two modules that provide a review of CORE manual content required for Vermont pesticide applicator certification. Each module is accompanied by a quiz that must be completed to receive credit. The modules may be viewed at your own pace. Once enrolled, you will have one year to complete the review. 

  • This course is for anyone wishing to retain a Vermont pesticide applicator license: nursery employees, landscapers, farmers, agricultural employers (WPS compliance), garden center employees, pest control operators, government or municipal employees, university employees, etc.
  • Upon completion, a certificate will be granted that must be printed and mailed to the Vermont Agency of Agriculture (or your local state certifying agency) to receive one (1) recertification credit.
  • This course does not provide a review of entire CORE manual content. Please see related Vermont Pesticide Safety Education course offerings for review of other content, including materials required to take the Vermont pesticide applicator certification CORE exam.

Requires Microsoft Office Powerpoint 2007 or later and/or a pdf reader such as Adobe Acrobat.

For more information please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at

Presented by University of Vermont Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets. [Published 2019]


NOTE: Anyone using the Northeast CORE Manual, 3rd Edition, for other state pesticide applicator certification may also use this course for credit *ONLY* if their local state certifying agency has approved this course.  Current states accepting reciprocal credits are: ME, NH, MA, CT, RI. Please check with your state certifying agency for confirmation and instruction on submitting proof of course completion for credit.

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Price: $30.00