Certification as a commercial or public applicator is required when pesticides (e.g., chlorine, bromine, algaecide) are being applied to public swimming pools in Pennsylvania. You must pass both the Core & Category 24 (Swimming Pools) exams.
Your registration fee includes (2) textbooks – Core & Category 24 (Swimming Pools) – a 3.5 hour REVIEW class (advance self-study is required!) and Core and Category 24 exam fees.
- Certification requires the passing of 2, 50-question, closed-book exams. Advance self-study is required.
- Exams are graded in Harrisburg, and it can take upwards of 4-6 weeks to receive your results.
Note: This class is only for those individuals who do NOT currently hold a Category 24 Pesticide Applicator license. This class will not provide credits for current pesticide applicators.