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DPR license and certificate holders: Renew early! Get those last-minute hours with help from UC IPM

Learn about opportunities to receive continuing education hours. October is upon us and before you know it, we'll be wrapped up in the busy holiday season. If you hold a license or certificate from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) and have a last name that begins with letters A through L, this is your year to renew. DPR encourages license and certificate holders to avoid the end-of-the-year rush and submit renewal applications by November 1.

Early renewal has its advantages. DPR can take up to 60 days to process a renewal application. Submitting applications now not only avoids late fees and gives you time to fix any problems that DPR may find, such as not having enough continuing education (CE) hours to renew, but also ensures that you will have your new certificate or license by the first of the year.

Without a renewed license in hand, you are not allowed to use or supervise the use of pesticides after January 1, 2019 until you receive it. You also run the risk of having to retest if there are problems with the renewal application and not enough time to fix them.

If you need a few last-minute credits, take a look at the online courses the UC Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) offers:

Laws and Regulations


UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is also offering monthly webinars on specific pest issues for CEUs. More information can be found on the UC Ag Experts Talk website.

Check out the list of DPR-approved continuing education courses. For more information about license renewal, visit DPR's licensing and certification webpage.

Learn about pest management and other training opportunities from UC IPM.

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IPM computertraining

Posted on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 6:22 AM
  • Author: Cynthia Reynolds
Tags: CEUs (3), IPM (16), webinars (2)

UC IPM online courses offer continuing education units. Nov. 19 deadline coming.

—Cheryl Reynolds, UC Statewide IPM Program


Are you looking for continuing education units (CEUs) to complete your renewal application this year for the Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)? The UC Statewide IPM Program has several online courses available that can help you get those last few needed credits.


DPR license and certificate holders with last names beginning with M – Z renew this year. Renewal packets must be submitted to DPR before November 19th to ensure that licenses are renewed by January 1, 2016. After that, applications may take up to 45 calendar days to process.


The online courses available from UC IPM that offer units for DPR license renewal include:


  • Providing Integrated Pest Management Services in Schools and Child Care Settings (1 unit Laws and Regulations and 1 unit Other)
  • Pesticide Resistance (2 units Other)
  • Pesticide Application Equipment and Calibration (1.5 units Other)
  • IPM – A Solution for Reducing Pesticides/Water Quality: Pesticide Properties (1 unit Other)
  • The Impact of Pesticides on Water Quality/Mitigating Urban Pesticide Runoff (1 unit Other)
  • Water Quality and Mitigation: Bifenthrin and Fipronil (1 unit Other)
  • Herbicides and Water Quality (1 unit Other)


CEUs from the Structural Pest Control Board are also available for most of these courses.


For a list of other approved online or in-person courses, visit the DPR website. UC IPM plans to add additional online courses for 2016, including those available for Laws and Regulations units. For more information about the courses UC IPM offers as well as additional training opportunities and pest management information, see the UC IPM web site.

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IPM computertraining

Posted on Monday, November 9, 2015 at 10:32 AM

Online IPM Training for PCAs and Growers Which Can Earn Continuing Education Credits

Statewide IPM Program staff members work closely with area IPM advisors, farm advisors, specialists, and researchers to develop educational programs that reflect the newest advances in pest management.

These online courses are FREE. Additional training materials, including videos, DVDs, books, and leaflets, are available in the Publications section. Check the Workshops & Events page for in-person presentations and hands-on training opportunities. Many of these training materials can gain Continuing Education Credits through, such organization as the Department of Pesticide Regulation, the Structural Pest Control Board or provide a Certificate of Completion from the University of California.

All of UC IPM's current online training courses can be found here:

More training courses are planned in the future.

In addition to the courses, a number of videos have been created over the years, most of which are short and posted on UC IPM's YouTube channel


You can also find these plus additional videos organized by Ag, Urban, and Spanish on the video library on our web site

The videos don't allow for CEUs, but they can be useful as part of training and learning activities.

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IPM computertraining

Posted on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 12:05 PM
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