Certification

To be eligible for a Manitoba Pesticide or Manure Licence, applicants must demonstrate their knowledge and qualifications in their field by successful completion of certification courses.

Certification courses and exams are offered through Assiniboine Community College (ACC):

1430 Victoria Avenue E.
Brandon, Manitoba R7A 2A9

To register for courses call 1-800-862-6307 ext.6716. Questions about certification can be directed to ACC's Program Coordinator at 1-800-862-6307 ext.7116.

Assiniboine Community College

Pesticide dealers and applicators must complete Pesticide Core certification as well as certification in at least one other pesticide category. Most pesticide certification courses offered in Manitoba meet the National Standard, as set by the Federal/Provincial/Territorial Committee on Pest Management and Pesticides working group on Pesticide Education, Training and Certification.

Manure applicators must complete the manure applicators certification course, which was developed by Manitoba Agriculture, Assiniboine Community College and representatives of the manure application industry.