Private Applicators

Online Recertification Program

One of the three recertification programs can be an online program. A maximum of two recertification programs (online or in the county) in one year can receive recertification credit.

Refunds will not be given for more than one online program or more than three recertification

Technology Requirements

  • You will need to use a computer with a strong, reliable Internet connection. It is NOT recommended that you attempt to complete this course using only a mobile phone for your connection.
  • Students must be able to use BrightSpace, the online learning platform, and all its features. This includes being able to navigate course content and answer quiz questions.
  • If you do not have your own computer, consider going to your public library as most have free computer access or contacting your local extension office.

What to Do and When
The online PARP is a self-paced course, you can go through the material as quickly or slowly as your time allows. The modules are designed to allow you to review the material as many times as you need until you feel confident that you have learned the material.

After registering, you have until December 31st at 11:59 pm (midnight) in the calendar year in which you enrolled in the course to complete. You must pass the Completion Quiz with at least a 60% score.


Course Completion
After passing the Completion Quiz with at least 60% correct, Purdue Pesticide Programs and the Office of Indiana State Chemist will be notified that you have passed/completed the program. Allow at least 10 business days for the program credit to appear on your record.


The Online PARP course is not available at this time until program upgrade is conducted.  Check back April 1, 2023


Course Assistance
If you need technology assistance, such as logging in, navigating pages, completing quizzes, etc., contact Digital Education at (765) 494-8619


More information about this course can be directed to, Purdue Pesticide Programs:
Assistance is available during normal business hours, M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST.
Assistance is not available during University Holidays (see link for more information):