We offer the BC Pesticide Applicator Certificate course and exam at the college, usually in the spring and in the fall. The course is two full days, plus half a day for the exam. Cost is $400, which includes the textbooks and the exam fee. Note that you can sign up to only write the exam for a cost of $110.

To register for a Pesticide course, please phone our office at 250-479-3210. Full payment is required with registration.

For any questions about the course or books, please email the college at [email protected] For more information about pesticide training and certification in BC, visit this website.

Upcoming Pesticide Courses:

Pesticide Applicator Certificate Course (Landscape General Category):
Monday August 12, 2019 – 8:30am  to 4:00pm
Monday August 19, 2019 – 8:30am to 4:00pm

Thursday August 22, 2019 – 1:00 to 4:00pm
Location: The Gardens at HCP

Cost: $400 including textbooks and exam fees
(Cost without books: $280*)

*The books have recently changed, and you MUST have the correct two books for this course. Please ensure you have the following books:

#1 – Canadian Pesticide Education Program Applicator Core Manual (2011)

#2 – Landscape Applicator Certification Manual (2017 Edition)

If you have any questions about the course or the books, please contact the college office.

We can also arrange custom courses within and outside of Victoria for the categories of Landscape General, Forestry General, Domestic Dispenser, Agricultural General, and Industrial Vegetation Management/Noxious Weeds. Please contact the college office for details!