Private Applicators

Exam Opportunities

Everyone taking an exam at any of the locations must show a government-issued photo ID.
(Contact the Office of Indiana State Chemist for alternative identification) A person is allowed 3 attempts in 12 months to pass an exam, beginning on the date of the first exam.

EXAM-ONLY OPPORTUNITIES

PURDUE CAMPUS, WEST LAFAYETTE

The Office of Indiana State Chemist offers exam-only opportunities for applicants who prefer to self-study (i.e., take their exams without training). Exams are available free of charge at Purdue’s West Lafayette campus. Contact the Office of Indiana State Chemist or call 765-494-1594 for examination dates and to register for exams in West Lafayette.

IVY TECH LEARNING CENTERS

Exams are also available by appointment, for a fee, at select Ivy Tech Learning Centers around the state. Click here to learn more about, and to register for, exams at these Learning Centers.

REGIONAL EXAM-ONLY for PRIVATE APPLICATORS

2018 Regional Exams

February 26     Daviess County, location TBA
Contact: Luis Santiago santiagl@purdue.edu  812-254-8668

March 6    3-6:00 p.m. EST
Wolfe Building
345 North Morton Street
Shipshewana, IN 46565
Contact: Steve Engleking englekin@purdue.edu  260-499-6334

April 12  3-6:00 p.m. EST
Wayne County Fair & Expo Center
861 Salisbury Road
Richmond, IN 47374
Contact: Wayne Co. Extension Office wayneces@purdue.edu  765-973-9281


TRAINING PROGRAMS

Applicants may choose to attend Core training programs offered by Purdue Pesticide Programs. Core training sessions are optional, day-long events with exams offered at the end of their respective training days. Contact The Purdue Education Store or 765-494-6794 to inquire about training.


TRAINING MANUALS

Core and category training manuals designed to help applicants prepare for their certification exams are available from The Purdue Education Store or 765-494-6794. Manuals are $30 each plus shipping.

SEE LIST OF TRAINING MANUALS