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Pests and Pesticides

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 Domestic Vendor Training ManualPDF Download Link (PDF:1.2mb) 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 ManualPDF Download Link (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 ManualPDF Download Link (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 ManualPDF Download Link (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 VendorPDF Download Link (PDF:1.2mb) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class I Commercial VendorPDF Download Link (PDF:7.4mb) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class II StructuralPDF Download Link (PDF:2.6mb) Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus Bookstore
Class III (A) ForestryPDF Download Link (PDF:649k) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class III (B) GreenhousePDF Download Link (PDF:583k) Available on-line only
Class III (C) Industrial VegetationPDF Download Link (PDF:516k) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class III (D) LandscapePDF Download Link (PDF:6.2mb) Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus Bookstore
Class IV Mosquito and Biting FlyPDF Download Link (PDF:2.4mb) Amherst Office
(902) 667-6205
Class V Aquatic VegetationPDF Download Link (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 AgriculturePDF Download Link (PDF:9.5mb) Dalhousie University, Agriculture Campus Bookstore
Applicator Core ManualPDF Download Link (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.