Training and Testing

Announcements:

  • Online Training – Available Oct. 1, 2022 – Aug. 31, 2023.
    • Online Mosquito Applicator Training – coming Jan. 2023 – Aug. 31, 2023.
  • In-Person Training and Testing Clinic RegistrationAvailable.
  • In-Person Test-Only Session registration through IDA – Available.

Online Training

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 Training and Testing Clinics

In-person training courses are available for common categories of licensure to assist in preparing for certification exams. Private Applicator training will begin December 2022  and Commercial Operator and Applicator training will begin January 2023. For alternative study methods, see our Study Materials page.

Pre-registration and payment are required because space is limited. 

No substitutions the day of training. Please call our office prior to the day of training for substitutions. 

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

In-Person Test-Only Sessions

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.