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Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection

Get certified from your home or office

Take your exam conveniently from home through OnVUE online proctoring. A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.

Watch the short video on the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture online proctoring page to see how convenient it is to test from home or work. Be sure to run the system test before you sign in to register for an online proctored exam. Good luck!

Examination scheduling information

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Appointments may be made up to one calendar day prior to the day you wish to test, subject to availability. You may schedule your exam online or over the phone by contacting customer service.

Training Manual

Training material may be purchased by contacting the University of Wisconsin’s Pesticide Applicator Training Program at https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/pat/. When you purchase training material you will receive a six-digit Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) Number. A PAT number is required to sign up for the exam.

Last updated 2021-10-22