Training Opportunities

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The Yolo County Agriculture Department provides free training opportunities to growers and their employees. We offer Worker Safety Information Seminars followed by Private Applicator Certificate (PAC) Exams (the class is offered in both English and Spanish).

The Worker Safety Information Seminars include:

  • Training requirements for pesticide handlers & fieldworkers
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Updates on regulatory agencies
  • Requirements for record keeping
  • Signal words & reading labels
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe mixing, loading and application techniques
  • Signs and symptoms of pesticide exposure
  • Emergency first aid

Private Applicator Training Dates
Location:  Norton Hall, 70 Cottonwood St., Woodland CA

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - English sign In 7:30 AM with exam to follow the seminar
                                                    Spanish sign in 12:30 PM, no exam following seminar

Wednesday December 3rd, 2014 - English sign in 7:30 AM with exam to follow the seminar
                                                        Spanish sign in 12:30 PM, no exam following seminar

Wednesday January 14th, 2015 - English sign in 7:30 AM with exam to follow  the seminar
                                                      Spanish sign in 12:30 PM, no exam following seminar

Wednesday February 11th, 2015 - English sign in 7:30 AM with exam to follow the seminar
                                                        Spanish sign in 12:30 PM, no exam following seminar


For more information on the Grower and Employee Training - click here