BDC Ridgetown Campus facilitates the following certification and licencing programs. Visit their websites to get more information (links below).

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Ontario Pesticide Education Program

Are you a farmer that wants to buy/use Class 2 or 3 pesticides? Take the grower pesticide safety certification course.

Do you or your business want to sell Class 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 pesticides? Take the vendor certification course.

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Ontario Pesticide Training and Certification

Do you want to apply pesticides commercially on property you do not own or farm?  Get an Exterminator licence.

Are you assisting a licenced exterminator with pesticide application?  Get a Technician licence.

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Integrated Pest Management for Corn and Soybeans

Become certified to buy and use Class 12 pesticides.

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Integrated Pest Management Accreditation Program

Become IPM Certified with the IPM Council of Canada.

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Nutrient Management Training and Certification

Get training and certification under the Nutrient Management Act.

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Food Handler Training for the Food Processing Industry

Food safety examinations for workers and supervisors in the food processing industry.

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Dairy Herdsperson Apprenticeship

Are you interested in being responsible for the maintenance, health, nutrition, and breeding of dairy cows?

Submit your online application to start the registration process.

Reviewed 03/29/2021