To become a certified Private Pesticide Applicator (an applicator who uses Restricted Use Pesticides to produce an agricultural commodity on property they or their employer owns or rents) in Wisconsin, you start by purchasing the training registration (comes with printed manual). Training registration can be purchased at your participating County Extension office or at the UW PAT Program’s PAT Store. Not sure if you are a Commercial or Private Applicator? Click the “Certification” tab above to get information.
As a Private Applicator you can either self-study on your own and schedule a test with a participating county extension office or attend a Private Applicator Training program and test at a participating county extension office. Contact your local County Extension office for details and the nearest training in your region.
A list of County Extension Offices.