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Please Note: This Training Program is NON-REFUNDABLE

How Long does the online program take?

  • The program is set to take 3-4 hours however some have completed in it under 2 hours. Completion depends on the applicator.

Do I have to sit and take the entire program all at once or can I log out and log back in to complete it?

  • Auburn Catalog is a learning system that lets you log out and log back in to complete the program. You can log in as many times needed. If you are watching a module it is best to complete viewing that module and take the relevant quiz before logging out of the system.
  • You must complete the Survey after you finish Module 6 in order to print your Certificate.
    1. Go to your course in your dashboard.
    2. Open you course.
    3. Scroll to the bottom of your screen to Module 6.
    4. See below “Training Course Survey”.
    5. Click on the link to take the Training Course Survey.
    6. Once you have done this follow the directions below at number 11 to print your Certificate.

* Note: To log back into the Private Applicator Program, return to your Auburn Catalog Account, sign in and access your course through your dashboard. You may also click here to sign back in to Your Auburn Catalog Canvas Course*.

How many chances do I have to pass the test?

  • There are 6 modules, each module has 10-17 questions. You have to make a 70 on each module before proceeding to the next module, therefore you can take it as many times as needed.
  • Please be aware that you must watch each slide until it ends in the module before going to the next slide. If you do not watch the slide completely it will not allow you to take the Quiz and you will have to start the module over.

Should I use a specific browser to view the modules?

  • Please use the most current version of Firefox or Chrome.

How long do I have to complete the course?

  • You have 180 days from the time of registration to complete the course.

How long does it take to process my permit at the Dept. of Agriculture and Industries?

  • Contact the Dept. of Agriculture and Industries to inquire about your permit. Their number is 334-240-7243.

What type of questions are on the test?

  • The test is multiple choice and true/false. The test covers Application of Pesticides, Reading the Label, Environmental Safety, Health and Hazards, Rules and Regulations and Calibration.

Do I need to purchase a Private Applicator Manual to take the online Test?

  • No, a digital copy of the manual is available if desired. Each module is equipped with an interactive training video to help you with the Private Applicator Permit.

What steps do I need to take to complete the online program?

  1. Complete each of the 6 modules with a 70 or above and Print out the Application and Certificate.
  2. MAIL or E-mail the application and certificate to Alabama Dept. of Agriculture and Industries (cert@agi.alabama.gov) to receive your permit.

 

If you are ready to start the program go to Auburn Catalog, enroll and pay your fee.

If you have completed the course and need to print your Certificate:

  1. Go to your Catalog Dashboard.
  2. Click on Completed in the Blue Banner at the top of your page.
  3. Look for the course in the list.
  4. Look for the Certificate of Completion link under the course.
  5. View and Download the Certificate for your records and to mail to the Department of Agriculture with your application.

A second Option for finding your Certificate:

  1. Go to the bottom of your Private Applicator Course Page
  2. Below Module six at the bottom of the [page you will see:
    Click here for your certificate  (Links to an external site.) of completion
    after completing all 6 modules. 
  3. Click on the word Certificate
  4. Look for the course in the list.
  5. Look for the Certificate of Completion link under the course.
  6. View and Download the Certificate for your records and to mail to the Department of Agriculture with your application.
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