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Pesticide Applicator/Operator In-Person Testing Sign Up

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     In-Person Testing

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Please be advised that we cannot guarantee that these exam sessions will be held or if class size reductions may be required. Please continue to regularly check the website for updates.

For those needing an alternative to online testing, the Department will try to offer small capacity, in-person testing for all pesticide exams.  Due to COVID social distancing and occupancy restrictions, there will be limited availability of in-person testing sessions.  Availability and capacities are subject to fluctuations in COVID restrictions.  IDA is working to increase location availability.  Please check the website often, as occupancy restrictions and location availability may change frequently. 

 

Test Location Rules:

Mask Policy:  Properly worn face coverings are required at all times within the testing locations.  Those unable or unwilling to abide by the mask restrictions are directed to our online examination system.

Social distancing restrictions will be enforced.

No Walk-Ins will be allowed.

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

The Springfield and DeKalb IDA office buildings will not be available for testing sessions.

Do not come to a testing session if:

  • If you have a fever greater than 100.4 F.
  • If you or a household member have 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.  Locations are listed by city.
  2. Click on the sign-up link.  You will be taken to a scheduling screen.
  3. Click on the proctor for the exam.
  4. Find the date you would like.  If the date is bold, the class has space available.  Click on the date.
  5. Click on the start time to open the reservation window.
  6. 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. 
  7. 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 due to COVID restrictions.  You do not need to provide your address.
  8. Confirm your information and "Book" your class.
  9. If you could not find an open location, please check the IDA website often.  We plan to add locations and sessions as COVID restrictions allow.  The number of in-person testing opportunities will be very limited.  The Department recommends individuals take advantage of the online testing opportunities whenever possible.

TESTING LOCATIONS:


SPRINGFIELD, IL

               Jr Livestock Activities & Exhibition Building, State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
                801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield, IL  62702
                Testing is offered Tuesday and Wednesdays, weekly. 
                All exams available  
 
                Dates Available:
                January: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
                February: 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24
                March: 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31
                April: 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28
 
Session A – (8:30 am – 11:30 am)
Proctor: Warner - Springfield
                                Sign Up Link: Session A - Springfield

Session B – (12:30 pm – 3:30 pm)
Proctor: Warner - Springfield
                                Sign Up Link: Session B - Springfield

 

 

Bloomington, IL

Asmark Institute Agricenter
14171 Carole Dr., Bloomington, IL  61705
                All exams available
                (1 session each date)
 
Dates Available:  (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
February: 2, 3, 4, 5,  9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25
March: 3, 4, 16, 17, 18, 19, 25, 26, 29, 31
April: 5, 6, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29
Proctor: Braffet – Bloomington
Sign Up Link:Asmark Agricenter
 
 

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)
January: 13, 14, 15
March: 3, 4, 22, 23, 24, 25
Proctor: Lindberg – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Albion Session
 
 

Alpha, IL

                Alpha American Legion Hall, Post #1197
                Alpha, IL 61413
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am –  1:00 pm)
March: 2
Proctor: Winbigler
Link to Sign Up: Alpha Session

 

Arthur, IL

                Otto Center
                2058 CR 1800E, Arthur, IL  61911
                All exams available
 
AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                February: 22
                March: 9

Proctor: Davis - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Arthur AM Sessions

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
               February: 22
              March: 9

Proctor: Davis - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Arthur PM Sessions

 

Benton, IL

                Franklin County Farm Bureau
                1210 IL-14, Benton, IL  62812
                All exams available
 
AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                March: 30
                April: 14

Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Benton AM Session

   
PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                March: 30
                April: 14

Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Benton PM 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: 11
March: 25
Proctor: Martin – Southwest
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:
                February: 11
                April: 12

Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Carmi - AM Session
 
 
PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                March: 23
                April: 12

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: 27
Proctor: Martin – Southwest
Link to Sign Up: Carrollton Session
 

Caseyville, IL

             Caseyville Community Center
             909 South Main St., Caseyville, IL  62232
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (9:00 am –  12:00 pm)
April: 22
Proctor: Stumpf-Southwest
Link to Sign Up:  Caseyville Session

 

Champaign, IL

                Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center
                101 Trade Centre Dr., Champaign, IL  61820
                All exams available
 
AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                March: 22

Proctor: Davis - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Champaign - AM Session

 

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
               March: 22

 Proctor: Davis - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Champaign - PM Session

 

 

Cisne, IL

                Cisne Community Center 
                200 Simpson St., Cisne, IL  62823
                All exams available

Dates Available: (10:00 am - 1 pm)
January: 6, 7, 8
March: 17, 18,
Proctor: Lindberg – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Fairfield 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: 1
March: 1, 18
Proctor: Ward – Central IL
Sign Up Link:  Decatur Session
 
 

DeKalb, IL

                DeKalb County Farm Bureau Building
                1350 W. Prairie Dr., Sycamore, IL 60178
                All exams available

Dates Available: (9:00 am - 12:00pm)

February: 11, 25
March: 11, 25
April: 8, 22
May: 13, 27

Proctor: Schirmer
Sign Up Link:  DeKalb Session


 

Effingham, IL

                U of I Extension
                1209 Wenthe Dr., Effingham, IL  62401
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (9:00 am – 11:00 am)
February: 25
March: 4, 11, 18, 25
April: 1, 8

Proctor: Davis – Southeast
Link to Sign Up: Effingham Session

 

Elizabeth, IL

                Elizabeth Community Building
                402 West St., Elizabeth, IL 61028
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
February: 25
March: 18
 Proctor: Venhuizen
Link to Sign Up: Elizabeth Session

Freeport, IL

                Stephenson County Farm Bureau Building
                210 W Spring St., Freeport, IL  61032
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (9:00 am – 1:00 pm)
February: 23
March: 2, 9
Proctor: Venhuizen
Link to Sign Up: Freeport Session


 

Gilman, IL

                Ford-Iroquois Farm Bureau
                Rte. 45 South, Gilman, IL  60938
                All exams available
 
AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)
Dates Available: 
January: 8, 19, 22, 29
February: 17, 19, 22, 26
March: 5
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Gilman AM-Session
 
 
PM Sessions - (12:30 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                January: 4, 25
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Gilman PM-Session
 
 

Havana, IL

                Mason County Extension
                127 S High St., Havana, IL  62644
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
January: 4
February: 5
Proctor: Ward - Central IL
Link to Sign Up: Havana 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: 17
March: 18
April: 22
Proctor: Martin – Southwest
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: 12
February: 25
Proctor: Martin – Southwest
Link to Sign Up: Jacksonville 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:
                January: 15
               March: 19
               April: 9
Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Jonesboro AM-Session
 
 
PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
               February: 24 (12:00 - 3:00)
               March: 11
               April: 9

Proctor: Connelly - Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Jonesboro PM-Session
 

Kempton, IL

                Kempton Legion Hall 
                212 1st Street, Kempton, IL  60946 
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (9:00 am – 12:30 pm)
               January: 21, 26, 28
               February: 9, 11, 23, 25
               March: 2, 9, 16, 23, 25, 30
Proctor: VanWassenhove - Northeast
Link to Sign Up: Kempton Session

 

Lawrenceville, IL

                Central Christian Church
                303 Buchanan Drive, Lawrenceville, IL  62439
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
               January: 27, 28, 29
Proctor: Lindberg – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Lawrenceville 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)
               February: 4, 11
Proctor: Ward – Central IL
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)
               January: 21
               February 8, 10, 25
               March: 4, 11, 25
               April: 6
Proctor: Ward – Central IL
Sign Up Link: Macomb Session
 
 

Marshall, IL

                U of I Extension
                15493 N. IL State Hwy 1, Marshall, IL  62441
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (9:00 am – 11:00 am)
               January:  22
               February: 8, 19

Proctor: Davis – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Marshall Session
 
 

Metropolis, IL

                Metropolis Community Center
                900 W. 10th St., Metropolis, IL  62960
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
               January: 29
Proctor: Connelly – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Metropolis Session
 
 

Mt. Carmel, IL

                Anderson Building at the Mabel Courter Youth Center (Fairgrounds)
                15039 4H Center Lane, Mt. Carmel, IL  62863
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am –1:00 pm)
               January: 20, 21, 22
Proctor: Lindberg – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Mt. Carmel Session
 
 

Olney, IL

                The Holiday
                1300 S. West St., Olney, IL  62450
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
               February: 3, 4, 5
Proctor: Lindberg – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Olney Session
 

 

Oregon, IL

                Ogle County Farm Bureau
                421 W Pine Road, Oregon, IL  61061
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 2:00 pm) 
                March: 24
                April: 14, 28
Proctor: Markovic, D.
Link to Sign Up: Oregon Session

 

Paris, IL

                U of I Extension
                210 West Washington St., Paris, IL  61944
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (9:00 am – 11:00 am)
               January: 11, 25
               February:  11

Proctor: Davis – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Paris Session
 
 

Pinckneyville, IL

                Pinckneyville Community Center
                203 N. Walnut St., Pinckneyville, IL  62274
                All exams available
 
                AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                January: 19        
                February: 5, 25
                March: 18, 31
                April: 15

                Proctor: Connelly – Southern IL
Sign Up Link: Pinckneyville AM Session
 
               
PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                January: 5, 14
                February: 18
                March: 1, 25, 31
                April: 15

Proctor: Connelly – Southern IL
Sign Up Link: Pinckneyville PM Session
 
 

Pittsfield, IL

                U of I Extension
                1302 E. Washington, Pittsfield, IL  62363
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
March: 10
April: 1
Proctor: Martin – Southwest
Link to Sign Up: Pittsfield Session
 
 

Princeton, IL

                Bureau County Extension Office – Becker Professional Suites
                850 Thompson St., Princeton, IL 61356
                All exams available
AM Sessions - (10:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                April: 7
Proctor: Winbigler
Link to Sign Up:  Princeton AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
Dates Available:
               April: 7 
Proctor: Winbigler

Link to Sign Up:  Princeton PM Session

 

Quincy, IL

                U of I Extension
                330 S. 36th St., Quincy, IL  62301
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
February: 18
March: 11
Proctor: Martin – Southwest
Link to Sign Up: Quincy Session
 
 

Simpson, IL

                Dixon Springs Ag Center – Admin. Building
                354 St. Hwy 145 N., Simpson, IL  62985
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (1:00 pm – 4:00 pm)
March: 3
Proctor: Connelly – Southern IL
Link to Sign Up: Simpson Session

 

St. Charles, IL

                Clarke
                 675 Sidwell Court, St. Charles, IL  60174
                All exams available 
AM Sessions - (9:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Dates Available:
                March: 23, 30
                April: 6, 13, 20, 27
                May: 4, 11
Proctor: Smrekar
Link to Sign Up:  St. Charles AM Session

PM Sessions - (1:00 pm –4:00 pm)
Dates Available:
               March: 23, 30
                April: 6, 13, 20, 27
                May: 4, 11, 18

Proctor: Winbigler
Link to Sign Up:  St. Charles PM Session

 

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: 15
Proctor: Ward – Central IL
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)
January: 7, 28
February: 4, 11, 18
March: 4, 11, 25
April: 1, 8

Proctor: Stumpf – Southwest
Link to Sign Up: Waterloo Session


Winchester, IL

                U of I Extension
                401 N. Walnut, Winchester, IL  62694
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
                April: 8
Proctor: Martin – Southwest
Link to Sign Up: Winchester Session
 
 

Woodhull, IL

                Woodhull Community Center
                150 N. Division St., Woodhull, IL  61490
                Private Exam Only – 2 sessions
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 3pm)
                March: 10

Sign Up through: https://extension.illinois.edu/hmrs

Or call 309-756-9978


 

Woodstock, IL

                McHenry County Farm Bureau/U of I Extension
                1102 McConnell Road, Woodstock, IL  60098
                All exams available
 
Dates Available: (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)
March: 16, 22
April: 12

Proctor: Markovic
Link to Sign Up: Woodstock Session