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Applicator Training Resources

Self study training manuals are available for individuals wishing to prepare for any of the Nova Scotia Pesticide Applicators Certification Exams.

Class I Domestic Vendor

The Domestice Vendor Training Manual (PDF: 1.8mb) for vendors of only Domestic class pesticides is available for download. Hard copies of this manual are available for purchase from the Nova Scotia Environment office in Amherst (902) 667-6205. The cost for the manual is $15.00 for pick up orders (shipping is available).

Class I Commercial Vendor

The Commercial Vendor Training Manual (PDF: 7.4mb) for vendors of Domestic, Commercial and Restricted class pesticides is available for download. Hard copies of this manual are available for purchase from the Nova Scotia Environment office in Amherst (902) 667-6205. The cost for the manual is $25.00 for pick up orders (shipping is available).

Class VIII Agriculture

The Agriculture Training Manual (PDF: 9.5mb) is available for download.

Hard copies of this manual are available for purchase from the Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus Bookstore in Truro Nova Scotia. The cost for the manual is $25.00 for pick up orders (shipping is available).

Applicator Core Manual

The Applicator Core Manual (PDF: 9.1mb) provides the basic information that all applicators need to know about applying pesticides safely and effectively. The category specific manuals (listed below) provide further information for applying pesticides in specific areas. This manual must be used in with the following categories: Structural, Forestry, Greenhouse, Industrial Vegetation, Landscape, Mosquito & Biting Fly, Aquatic Vegetation and Fumigation.

Please note: to obtain a pesticide applicator certification you must successfully pass an exam consisting of information found in the Applicator Core Manual as well as a specific category. Hard copies of this manual are available for purchase from the Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus Bookstore in Truro Nova Scotia. The cost for the manual is $16.00 for pick up orders (shipping is available).

Catagory Specific Manuals Hard Copy Contacts
Class I Domestic Vendor (PDF: 1.8mb) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class I Commercial Vendor (PDF: 7.4mb) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class II Structural (PDF: 2.6mb) Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus Bookstore
Class III (A) Forestry (PDF: 649k) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class III (B) Greenhouse (PDF: 583k) Available on-line only
Class III (C) Industrial Vegetation (PDF: 516k) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class III (D) Landscape (PDF: 6.2mb) Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus Bookstore
Class IV Mosquito and Biting Fly (PDF: 2.4mb) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class V Aquatic Vegetation (PDF: 123k) Available on-line only
Class VI Fumigation Ontario General Fumigation manual order form
Class VII Aerial Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class VIII Agriculture (PDF: 9.5mb) Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus Bookstore
Applicator Core Manual (PDF: 9.1mb) Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus Bookstore

Additional Resources

Learn more about reading the label and doing pesticide calculations with Ridgetown College's Use Pesticides Safely Online Tutorial.