$15 per person, non-refundable fee by Jan. 30, 2017. $20 general registration fee after Jan. 30, 2017 if space is available.
This training is a science-based educational program aimed at Green Industry workers, brought to you by the University of Florida IFAS Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ program. This program teaches landscaping practices that help conserve and protect Florida's ground and surface waters.
PHOTO ID IS REQUIRED AT REGISTRATION.
Introduction and Pre-test
(You must take the pre-test at the beginning of the training to receive certification.)
Overview of the Florida-Friendly Best Management Practices Lawn/Landscape Cultural and Fertilization Best Management Practices Break Fertilizer Best Management Practices Pesticide Best Management Practices Review Post-Test and CEUs
Who should attend: Anyone working in lawn care, pest control, landscaping, or irrigation• Property managers• City and County employees including parks, stormwater, procurement, and planning Landscape architects/designers
Who you should attend: All commercial fertilizer applicators must have a license from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. To obtain this license, each commercial fertilizer applicator must first be trained in the Florida-Friendly Best Management Practices and receive a certificate of completion. Green Industries worker choose to participate in the program to better serve their clients Regulatory agencies need to keep contract specification updated with the new state requirements
Attendees receive: Training in the Best Management Practices Manual (pre-class study is recommended:http://fyn.ifas.ufl.edu/pdf/grn-ind-bmp-en-12-2008.pdf) Certification of completion with a passing test grade of 75%
CEU's for Pesticide (maximum of 4):
487 General Standards/Core - 2
482 General Standards/Core - 2
Commercial L & O - 2 Limited L & O - 2
Limited Urban Fertilizer - 2 O & T - 2
Limited Commercial Landscape Maintenance - 2
Private Applicator - 2
Plus 4 (four) FNGLA CEU's available
Training in the Best Management Practices Manual (pre-class study is recommended:http://fyn.ifas.ufl.edu/pdf/grn-ind-bmp-en-12-2008.pdf)
Certification of completion with a passing test grade of 75%
After successful completion of the post-test, a certificate of completion, honored statewide, will be mailed and may be used to apply for the state license.
The Actual License
Please note that obtaining the license is a separate process. Once you have passed the post-test and received your certification you will need to download and fill out this form and mail it in. http://www.freshfromflorida.com/content/download/23513/484260/limited_fertilizer_pkt.pdf Alternatively, the new online system for licensing will also allow you to submit and pay for the form. It requires setting up a login ID and password. Start that process here. https://aesecomm.freshfromflorida.com/
All sales are final. No refunds.
When & Where
UF/IFAS Extension in Osceola County