CEU Requirements

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CEU Requirements: VA-VDACS

Click on the following link to the VDACS Office of Pesticide Services web page: http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pesticide-applicator-training.shtml.  Then click on Recertification Legal Update.

Virginia Course Completion Requirements for recertification.  Completion of six courses during year, as outlined below:

Category 3-B (Turf Pest Control)

  • The three following courses:
    • Weed Management: The Basics
    • Weed Management: The Herbicides
    • Aphids & Their Relatives
  • Insecticide Application: Equipment & Simple Calculations (required)
  • Any two courses from the following:
    • Understanding Pesticides: How They Work and May Affect You
    • An In-Depth Look at Pesticide Labels & SDS
    • Integrated Pest Management and the Green Movement
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Category 7-A (General Pest Control)

  • Any three courses from the following:
    • The Propeller
    • Sex (or, A Look at an Insect's Abdomen)
    • Who is My Mother?
    • I Know Who My Mother Is
    • The Patriotic Cockroach
    • Ouch!
    • Ant Biology & Management
    • Stealth in the Night
    • The Sting of the Scorpion
    • To Be or Not to Be a Bee
    • Wildlife Management: The Mammals
    • Animal Classification: Every Thing in its Order
    • Rodents 101: Basic Biology, Behavior and Management
    • Domestic Cockroaches
    • Introduction to Small & Large Filth Flies
    • Entomology 101: The Insect Head
  • Insecticide Application: Equipment & Simple Calculations (required)
  • Any two courses from the following:
    • Understanding Pesticides: How They Work and May Affect You
    • An In-Depth Look at Pesticide Labels & SDS
    • Integrated Pest Management and the Green Movement
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Category 7-B (Wood-Destroying Pest Control)

  • The three following courses:
    • Wood-Boring Beetles
    • The Bank Doesn't Like Them
    • Wood-Infecting Fungi & Moisture Problems
  • Insecticide Application: Equipment & Simple Calculations (required)
  • Any two courses from the following:
    • Understanding Pesticides: How They Work and May Affect You
    • An In-Depth Look at Pesticide Labels & SDS
    • Integrated Pest Management and the Green Movement
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Category 7-C (Fumigation, Non-Agricultural)

  • Any three courses from the following:
    • Fumigation from the Beginning
    • Fumigation Instruments & Safety Equipment
    • Termite ID & Fumigation
    • Wood-Infesting Beetles & Fumigation
    • Introduction to Sulfuryl Fluoride
  • Insecticide Application: Equipment & Simple Calculations (required)
  • Any two courses from the following:
    • Understanding Pesticides: How They Work and May Affect You
    • An In-Depth Look at Pesticide Labels & SDS
    • Integrated Pest Management and the Green Movement
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Category 8 (Public Health)

  • Any three courses from the following
    • Rodents 101: Basic Biology, Behavior and Management
    • Domestic Cockroaches
    • Mosquito Biology & Larval Management
    • Mites of Public Health Importance
    • Mosquito Management for PMPs
    • Flies That Feed On Us
  • Insecticide Application: Equipment & Simple Calculations
  • Any one course from the following:
    • Understanding Pesticides: How They Work and May Affect You
    • An In-Depth Look at Pesticide Labels & SDS
    • Integrated Pest Management and the Green Movement
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Registered Technicians (Category 60) should fulfill the category requirements above as appropriate for their work area.

VDACS requires you to spend a minimum of 50 minutes in each course and pass the final exam with at least 70% correct answers in order to receive continuing education credit.  Continuing education credit will only be given for one course completed in a 50 minute period.
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