Maine
Board of Pesticides Control
Continuing Education Requirements

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Each CEU is $15.00


For questions regarding Maine recertification requirements:

Please contact:

Gary Fish
(207) 287-2731
Email: gary.fish@state.me.us

Recertification Credits for Private Licensees

All private licensees, regardless of category, are required to obtain six (6) recertification credits in order to renew their license every three years.

All commercial licensees, regardless of category, are certified for six years and must obtain the total number of credits shown below. Of the twelve or eighteen total credits required, three must come from at least one of the categories he/she is licensed in and at least one must cover toxicology/environmental science or ecology.

One recertification credit equals one-hour of training related to pest management.


Recertification Credits by Commercial License Level and Categories

Category
Operator
Master
1A Agricultural - Animal    
  Option I - Agricultural Animal
12
18
  Option II - Household Pets
12
not applicable
1B Agricultural - Plant 12 18
12
18
  Option I - Limited Commercial Blueberry
12
18
  Option II - Chemigation
12
18
  Option III - Agricultural Fumigation
12
18
  Option IV - Post-Harvest Treatment
12
not applicable
2A Forest General
12
18
2B Forest Vegetation Management
12
18
3A Outdoor Ornamentals
12
18
3B Turf
12
18
3C Indoor Ornamentals
12
18
4 Seed Treatment
12
18
5 Aquatic Pest Control
12
18
6A Utility Right of Way Vegetation Management
12
18
6B Roadside Vegetation Management
12
18
6C Railroad Vegetation Management
12
18
6D Industrial/Commercial/Municipal Vegetation Management
12
18
7A Structural General Pest Control
12
18
7B Food Processing & Fumigation
12
18
7C Disinfectant and Biocide Treatments
12
18
7D Wood Preserving
  Option I - Pressure Treatment
12
18
  Option II - Sapstain/Blue Stain Treatment
12
18
  Option III - Remedial Treatment
12
18
  Option IV - General Wood Treatment
12
18
7E Biting Fly & other Arthropod Vectors
12
18
7F Antifouling Paints
12
not applicable
7G Termite Pests
12
18
8A Public Health - Biting Fly (a)
12
18
8b Public Health - Other (a)
12
18
9 Regulatory Pest Control (a)
12
18
10 Demonstration & Research Pest Control (b)
12
18
11 Aerial Pest Control (b)
12
18

(a) for government officials only (b) requires another certification category


The following courses and appropriate continuing education points have been approved by the Maine Board of Pesticides Control.


Registration Information

To register for the online courses, click here for the Credit Card Registration (instant passwords) Before you register Please turn off spam detection, or allow "office@pestnetwork.com" to send you email, your passwords are in this email we send you after you register. We accept Discover, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, or Checks. Once payment has been received, we will email or fax your list of passwords to enter the courses. These passwords will be good until the states' current year deadline. All classes must be completed in the current year registered in. After that a new registration will be required and a new fee charged. The courses may be printed out to study or studied on screen. When you have completed the study material, go to the "Test Questions for Credit". The test will consist of 10 randomly generated questions. PRINT this test out first, answer the questions on paper and fax or mail this back to PestNetwork.com Once received, the test will be reviewed, a Certificate will be issued and the licensing agency notified of your CEUs. We will maintain your records for the appropriate time frame.

We hope you enjoy the courses. We are hoping you will use the information in each course to assist you in making decisions about your pesticide applications. Please print the material and place it in a notebook for future reference. If you have any questions please e-mail us at webmaster@pestnetwork.com. There is a $10.00 processing fee for full refunds, partial refund fees are determined by the administration. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.

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