Training and Testing


Self-paced online training courses are available for common categories of licensure to assist in preparing for certification exams. There will be no in-person training clinics until December 2022. For alternative study methods, see our Study Materials page.

Training questions? Contact Us at (217) 244-2123. 

Online Testing

Remotely proctored online exams are available for most categories of licensure. Once enrolled in an exam, you will be provided detailed instructions for setting up your computer and a direct link for scheduling an online exam appointment. 

In-Person Testing

All exams can also be taken at scheduled in-person test-only sessions hosted by the Illinois Department of Agriculture. 

Testing or Licensure Questions? Contact the Illinois Department of Agriculture at (800) 641-3934.