Commercial pesticide applicator certification can be renewed by either retesting (retaking the Core and category exams) or by accumulating Continuing Certification Hours (CCHs).
CCHs are awarded by attending university-, government- and industry-sponsored programs for which credit has been approved by the Office of Indiana State Chemist. If the required number of CCHs is earned, certification is automatically renewed for another five (5) years.
CCH REQUIREMENTS VARY BY CATEGORY. NUMBERS REQUIRED PER CATEGORY PER 5 YEARS ARE: