Link to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Office of Pesticide Services (VDACS OPS) website for full instructions and description: https://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/pesticide-private-applicator.shtml
- Order the Core Manual
- Link to Virginia Tech Pesticide Programs to order the manual: https://apps.cals.vt.edu/flex/PATManualOrdering/PATManualOrdering.html
- Study the Core Manual
- Contact a local Virginia Cooperative Extension office to schedule a paper exam and testing appointment.