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Certification, Recertification and Licensing
Information on becoming and remaining a certified commerical applicator or licensed pest control operator in the state of Tennessee.


You may register for pesticide certification and licensing classes through the eMarketplace. And, you may order pesticide certification and licensing study materials through the eMarketplace. The fees may be charged to MasterCard, or Visa.
eMarketplace Certification Materials
eMarketplace Licensing Materials

Extension Online Learning (K@TE)
This link provides access to the K@TE pesticide certification website. The site has Private Applicator Intitial Certification and Private Applicator Recertification available. To log into one of the training modules, select the URL below.

For assistance with K@TE contact:

Study Materials

Study materials for those taking the Certification and Licensing Exams.

Study Materials Order Form

Study Materials via the internet eMarketPlace


Pesticide Recordkeeping


Worker Protection Standard Information

Tennessee Pest Management Information Network, Cooperative Agriculture Pest Survey (CAPS), and other state's pesticide educational sites.

Pesticide Certification Point Standings

Email Darrell Hensley, PSEP Program Coordinator

Certified Crop Advisor

Contact Information

PSEP Coordinator
2505 E. J. Chapman Drive,
370 Plant Biotech Bldg.
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560
Phone: 865.974.1286
Fax: 865.974.8868

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