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Pesticide Applicator/Operator In-Person Testing Sign Up

In-Person Testing

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The Department is offering in-person testing for all pesticide exams.  Please check this webpage often, as occupancy restrictions and location availability may change frequently. 

NO TRAINING WILL BE OFFERED AT THESE LOCATIONS.
            - In-Person Training opportunities can be found here:  Training Workshops

Test Location Rules:

Preregistration is required for all exam sessions.

No Walk-Ins will be allowed.

Mask Policy:  Properly worn face coverings are recommended within the testing locations.  Mask guidelines are ultimately determined by each individual exam host location.  Those unable or unwilling to abide by mask restrictions are directed to our online examination system.

Pencils and calculators will not be provided.  Calculators must be simple function calculators.  No smart phones or smart devices will be allowed.

Do not come to a testing session:

If you have a fever greater than 100.4 F.
If you or a household member have currently tested positive for COVID-19.
If you are experiences COVID-19 symptoms.
If you are unable or unwilling to comply with the mask policy or other social distancing. restrictions.
 

How to Sign Up:

  1. Find a location below.  Locations are listed by city.
  2. Please do not use internet explorer for your browser while booking a session.  Please use google chrome, microsoft edge, firefox or other similar browser.  Internet explorer is no longer being supported and may lead to technical difficulties.
  3. Click on the sign-up link.  You will be taken to a scheduling screen.
  4. Click on the proctor for the exam.
  5. Find the date you would like.  If the date is bold, the class has space available.  Click on the date.
  6. Click on the start time to open the reservation window.
  7. You DO NOT need to create an account for the Setmore Scheduler.  Scroll down and you will see the option to "skip login process>>".  Click that link or create an account. 
  8. Please include your name, email, and phone number in the reservation window.  We may need to contact you if your exam session is cancelled or modified.  You do not need to provide your address.
  9. Confirm your information and "Book" your class.
  10. If you could not find an open location, please check the IDA website often.  We plan to add locations and sessions when possible.  
  11. If you have preregistered for a session and know in advance that you will be unable to attend, please use the link in your confirmation email to cancel your session.

 

TESTING LOCATIONS:

SPRINGFIELD, IL

Jr Livestock Activities & Exhibition Building, State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield, IL  62702
1st Floor
All exams available

Dates Available:
November: 1, 15, 22, 29   (MORNING ONLY)
December: 6, 13, 20, 27    (MORNING ONLY)

Session A – (8:30 am – 11:30 am)
Proctor: Warner - Springfield
Sign Up Link: Session A - Springfield



DeKalb, IL   (Please Note - DeKalb County Farm Bureau Sessions are listed below under Sycamore, IL)
Illinois Department of Agriculture
2280 Bethany Rd., Suite B, DeKalb, IL 60115
All exams available

AM Sessions - (8:30 am – 11:30 am)
Dates Available:
November: 1, 15, 22, 29
December: 6, 13, 20, 27

Proctor: Schirmer
Link to Sign Up: DeKalb IDA Office - AM Sessions

PM Sessions - (12:30 pm – 3:30 pm)
Dates Available:
November: 3, 10, 17
December: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Proctor: Schirmer
Link to Sign Up: DeKalb IDA Office - PM Sessions

Parking at NIU Campus:

Visitors can use  AIMS Mobile Pay to find timed parking in designated areas and pay for hourly parking from their device.  Visitors can also purchase a daily or weekly visitor permit before their visit or purchase a daily permit on the day of their visit at a pay station. Please note that NIU uses a virtual permit system, so no physical permit will be issued.    



Albion, IL

Country Financial Hall Building – Edwards County Fairgrounds
90 West Pine St., Albion, IL 62806
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
December: 9
January: 27
Proctor: Lindberg – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Albion Session


 

Arthur, IL (Large Capacity)

Otto Center
2058 CR 1800 E., Arthur, IL 61911
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
February: 23
March: 21
Proctor: Connelly - Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Arthur AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
February: 23
March: 21
Proctor: Connelly - Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Arthur PM Session


Benton, IL
Franklin County Extension
1212 IL-14, Benton, IL 62812
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
February: 7
Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Benton AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
February: 7
Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Benton PM Session


Bourbonnais, IL

U of I Extension
1650 Commerce Dr., Bourbonnais, IL  60914
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 22
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Bourbonnais AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 22
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Bourbonnais PM Session


Breese, IL

U of I Extension
1163 North 4th St., Breese, IL  62230
All exams available

Dates Available: (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
February: 7
March: 21
Proctor: Stumpf - Southwest
Link to Sign Up: Breese Session

 

Carlinville, IL

U of I Extension
#60 Carlinville Plaza, Carlinville, IL 62626
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
February: 23
Proctor: Martin
Link to Sign Up: Carlinville Session

 

Carmi, IL

U of I Extension
1715 College Ave., Carmi, IL 62821
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
December: 13
Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Carmi - AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
December: 13
Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Carmi - PM Session

 

Carrollton, IL

U of I Extension
US 67 N, Carrollton, IL  62016
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
January: 5
Proctor: Martin
Link to Sign Up: Carrollton Session

 

Carterville, IL (Large Capacity)

John A. Logan College
Hancock Conference Center, Room F104 (Park in Lot D)
700 Logan College Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
April: 12
Proctor: Connelly-Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Carterville AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
April: 12
Proctor: Connelly – Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Carterville PM Session


Champaign, IL 
(Large Capacity)
Holiday Inn
101 Trade Center Dr., Champaign, IL 61820
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 14
Proctor: Warner
Link to Sign Up: Champaign AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 14
Proctor: Warner
Link to Sign Up: Champaign PM Session
(Parking available on the west side of State St.)

Clinton, IL

DeWitt County Extension Office
8425 Katie Rd., Clinton, IL 61727
All exams available

Dates Available:
March: 6
Proctor: Braffet
Link to Sign Up: Clinton Session


 Collinsville, IL

U of I Extension Office
1606 Eastport Plaza Dr., Suite 100, Collinsville, IL  62234
All exams available

Dates Available: (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
January: 19
April: 5
Proctor: Stumpf - Southwest
Sign Up Link: Collinsville Session


Decatur, IL
Macon County Extension
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd, Decatur, IL
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
February: 22
Proctor: Ward
Sign Up Link: Decatur Session

 

Effingham, IL 

U of I Extension
1209 Wenthe Dr., Effingham, IL  62401
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:|
February: 16
March: 16, 23
Proctor: Lindberg, Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Effingham AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
February: 16
March: 16, 23

Proctor: Lindberg - Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Effingham PM Session


 

Elizabeth, IL

Elizabeth Community Building
402 West St., Elizabeth, IL 61028
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
January: 31
Proctor: Venhuizen
Sign Up Link: Elizabeth Session

 

Fairfield, IL

Extension Office
2 B Frontier St., Fairfield, IL 62837
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
January: 19
February: 7, 23
Proctor: Lindberg – Southern IL
Sign Up Link: Fairfield Session

 

Freeport, IL

Stephenson County Farm Bureau
210 W. Spring St, Freeport, IL 61032
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
January: 10
February: 7
Proctor: Venhuizen
Sign Up Link: Freeport Session

Gilman, IL 

Ford-Iroquois Farm Bureau
Rte. 45 South, Gilman, IL  60938
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
December: 13
January: 5, 23
February: 21
March: 13
Proctor: VanWassenhove-Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Gilman AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
December: 13
January: 5, 23
February: 21
March: 13

Proctor: VanWassenhove-Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Gilman PM Session


Hardin, IL

U of I Extension
818 S. Park, Hardin, IL  62047
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
December: 13
Proctor: Martin
Link to Sign Up: Hardin Session


 

Henry, IL

U of I Extension
509 Front St., Henry, IL  61537
All exams available

Dates Available: (12:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
Janurary: 4
February: 10
Proctor: Braffet
Link to Sign Up: Henry Session

Hillsboro, IL

U of I Extension
#1 Industrial Park Dr., Hillsboro, IL 62049
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
February: 21
Proctor: Martin
Link to Sign Up: Hillsboro Session


Jacksonville, IL

U of I Extension
104 N. Westgate Ave., Jacksonville, IL 62650
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
January: 17
Proctor: Martin
Link to Sign Up: Jacksonville Session


Joliet, IL

Will County Farm Burea
100 Manhattan Rd., Joliet, IL 60433
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 23
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Joliet AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 23
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Joliet PM Session


 

Jonesboro, IL

Union County Farm Bureau (Basement)
104 West Broad St., Jonesboro, IL 62952
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 16
Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Jonesboro AM-Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 16
Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Jonesboro PM-Session
(Entrance at rear of Building)

 

Kempton, IL

Kempton Legion Hall
212 1st Street, Kempton, IL  60946
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
January: 19
February: 9
March: 16, 30
Proctor: VanWassenhove-Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Kempton AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 am -4:00 pm)
Dates Available:

January: 19
February: 9
March: 16, 30

Proctor: VanWassenhove-Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Kempton PM Session


L
incoln, IL

U of I Extension
980 N. Postville Dr., Lincoln, IL 62656
All exams available

Dates Available: (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
February: 7
Proctor: Braffet
Sign Up Link: Lincoln Session


Lewistown, IL

Fulton County Extension
15411 N IL HWY 100, Lewiston, IL 61542
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
January: 13
Proctor: Ward
Sign Up Link: Lewistown Session



 

Macomb, IL

McDonough County Extension
3022 W. Jackson St., Macomb, IL
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
February: 21
Proctor: Ward
Sign Up Link: Macomb Session


Marshall, IL

U of I Extension
15493 N. IL State Hwy 1, Marshall, IL  62441
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 20
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Marshall AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 20
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Marshall PM Session


Metropolis, IL

Metropolis Community Center
900 W. 10th St., Metropolis, IL 62960
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 8
Proctor: Connelly – Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Metropolis AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
March: 8
Proctor: Connelly-Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Metropolis PM Session


 

Mt. Carroll, IL

Naaman Diehl Auditorium
811 S. Clay St., Mt. Carroll, IL 61053
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
February: 2
Proctor: Venhuizen
Sign Up Link: Mt. Carroll Session


 

Murphysboro, IL

U of I Extension
402 Ava Rd, Murphysboro, IL 62986
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
January: 13
March: 10
Proctor: Connelly – Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Murphysboro AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
January: 13
March: 10
Proctor: Connelly-Southern, IL
Link to Sign Up: Murphysboro PM Session


 

Nashville, IL

St. Paul UCC
330 N. Buhrman St., Nashville, IL 62263
All exams available

Dates Available: (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
February: 23
Proctor: Stumpf – Southwest
Link to Sign Up: Nashville Session


 

Olney, IL

U of I Extension
306 W. Fair St., Olney, IL 62450
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
 January: 13
February: 9, 21
Proctor: Lindberg – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Olney Session


 

Oregon, IL

Ogle County Farm Bureau
421 W. Pine Rd., Oregon, IL 61061
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
February: 22
March: 1, 15, 22, 29
April: 12
Proctor: Markovic, D.
Link to Sign Up: Oregon Session


Ottawa, IL

U of I Extension
1689 North 31st St. Rd., Suite 2, Ottawa, IL  61350
All exams available

Dates Available: (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
January: 11
February: 17
Proctor: Braffet
Sign Up Link: Ottawa Session


Paris, IL

U of I Extension
210 West Washington St., Paris, IL  61944
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
February: 15
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: 

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available: Paris AM Session
February: 15
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Paris PM Session


Pekin, IL

U of I Extension
1505 Valle Vista Blvd., Pekin, IL  61554
All exams available

Dates Available: (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
February: 21
Proctor: Braffet
Sign Up Link: Pekin Session


Peoria, IL

Greater Peoria Farm Show, Peoria Civic Center
201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, IL  61602
All exams available
 
Dates Available: (9:00 am - 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
November: 30  (** Date Change **)
No Sign Up Needed  - Just walk in
(Last exam must be started by 11 am for the morning session or 3 pm for the afternoon session)


Pinckneyville, IL

Pinckneyville Community Center
203 N. Walnut St., Pinckneyville, IL 62274
All exams available

Dates Available: (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
January: 18
March: 22
Proctor: Connelly – Southern IL



Pittsfield, IL

 
U of I Extension
1301 E. Washington, Pittsfield, IL 62363
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
March: 9
Proctor: Martin
Link to Sign Up: Pittsfield Session

 


 

Pontiac, IL 

U of I Extension
1412 S. Locust St., Pontiac, IL  61764
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
January: 12
February: 7, 23
Proctor: VanWassenhove-Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Pontiac AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
January: 12
February: 7, 23

Proctor: VanWassenhove-Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Pontiac PM Session


Simpson, IL

Dixon Ag Center
354 State Hwy. 145 N, Simpson, IL  62985
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
February: 21
Proctor: Connelly – Southern IL
Sign Up Link: Simpson AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
February: 21
Proctor: Connelly – Southern IL
Sign Up Link: Simpson PM Session


Springfield, IL (Large Capacity)

John R. Block Building, State Fairgrounds
801 E. Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
April: 6

Proctor: Warner-Springfield
Link to Sign Up: Springfield AM - Large Capacity Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
April: 6

Proctor: Warner-Springfield
Link to Sign Up: Springfield PM - Large Capacity Session
 

Streamwood, IL (Large Capacity)

The Seville
700 Barrington Rd, Streamwood, IL 60107
All exams available

AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
May: 17
Proctor: Gaffney
Link to Sign Up: Streamwood AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
May: 17
Proctor: Gaffney
Link to Sign Up: Streamwood PM Session


Sycamore, IL - DeKalb County Farm Bureau (Large Capacity)

DeKalb County Farm Bureau
1350 W. Prairie Dr., Sycamore, IL  60178

Private Applicator Exam ONLY Sessions - (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
January: 11
February: 8
March: 8
Proctor: Schirmer
Link to Sign Up: Private Exam Only Sessions


All Exam Session- (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
January: 25
February: 22
March: 22
Proctor: Schirmer
Link to Sign Up: All Exams Sessions

Taylorville, IL

U of I Extension
1120 N. Webster St., Taylorville, IL 62568
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
January: 9
Proctor: Ward
Link to Sign Up: Taylorville Session

Waterloo, IL

U of I Extension
901 Illinois Ave., Waterloo, IL 62298
All exams available

Dates Available: (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
December: 8
January: 12
February: 9
Proctor: Stumpf-Southwest
Link to Sign Up: Waterloo AM Session


Winchester, IL

U of I Extension
401 N. Walnut, Winchester, IL 62694
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
February: 7
Proctor: Martin
Link to Sign Up: Winchester Session


 

Woodstock, IL

McHenry County Farm Bureau / U of I Extension
1102 McConnell Rd, Woodstock, IL 60098
All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:30 pm)
February: 21, 28
March: 14, 21
April: 11
Proctor: Markovic
Link to Sign Up: Woodstock Session