For more information on the requirements for recertification please go to our Private Applicator Program page.

Pesticide Education Program Sponsored Events

Course Locator Tool

The Montana Department of Agriculture's Course Locator Tool lists all available in-person and online recertification courses in Montana. Events are posted as they are submitted and approved by the MDA so keep checking back for new credit opportunities. Please be aware courses are hosted by numerous organizations across Montana. Use the provided contact information for each course to register or get more information. If you have any trouble contact your local Extension office for assistance.

Instructions for Using the Course Locator Tool

In-Person Programs

To search for courses select "60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control" under "Category" and click "Search". You may also limit the search to District (PRIV 1-5), county and date, as well as display a map of available courses. Available credits are listed in the right column. Private applicator credits are listed as "60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control". When you find a course you are interested in click "Details" in the left column for more information on the event. 

Online Programs

To search for online courses select "online" under "Meeting Type" and "60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control" under "Category". This will produce a list of currently approved courses. Private applicator credits are listed as "60 - Private Agricultural Pest Control". When you find a course you are interested in click "Details" in the left column for more information on the event. 

For most online courses you will need to register with the hosting organization and pay for the course. Please double check that the course you are interested is available for private applicator credits in Montana prior to paying and completing the course.

Credit Information

It is an applicator's responsibility to keep track of their credits and the expiration date of their license. You can look up license and credit information online using the MDA Pesticide License Search Tool. Remember, you can always contact your local Extension office or the Pesticide Education Program to help you with your license and credit information.