(a)  An applicant for an initial private pesticide applicator's certification shall demonstrate by written examination his or her knowledge of pesticides and their usefulness and hazards; his or her competence to act as a private pesticide applicator; and his or her knowledge of the laws and rules governing the use and application of pesticides by private pesticide applicators. Passing grade shall be 70 percent.

(b)  Any applicant for initial certification in any private applicator certification subclass shall first become certified as a private pesticide applicator.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑440;

Eff. December 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2015; October 1, 2002; July 1, 1987; February 5, 1978;

Readopted Eff. August 1, 2020.