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These self-paced, online eLearning courses can prepare you for the Indiana pesticide certification exams or introduce workers to the basics in your field. These courses present 5 to 8 hours of training through Purdue University’s online delivery system and include a copy of the training manual as part of the registration fee.  The certification exam is NOT part of the e-Learning training. You will have to sign up at to take the exam at a site close to you.

Registered Technician Training

Exam Prep Courses:

  • CORE TRAINING FOR PESTICIDE APPLICATORS Core addresses the fundamentals all pesticide applicators in Indiana must know. Applicators seeking certification as a commercial applicator, or private applicator will take the Core exam.


To sign up for the category you are interested in, you will need:

  • Click on the course title listed above to learn more and register.
  • An email address for registration.
  • A mailing address to receive the hard-copy manual.
  • A credit card to pay the $110 registration fee.

Certification Exams:

You can schedule a time to take the certification exam(s) at one of the 25+ locations across the state. Metro Institute conducts proctored exams for a fee. Sign up and schedule an exam on their website: