HSA Required 1-Hour Training
- Complete this form.
- Sign-up for the Basic Pest Management in the School and Child Care Settings Course.
- Click the link under new registration.
- Choose “Create new account”
- Follow instructions for setting up a new account.
- When you log back-in choose DPR 101 for English or DPR 101S for Spanish.
- Complete the course and send a copy of your Certificate of completion to Matt Kelly, Director of Facilities, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or a hard copy through inter district mail.
FAQ’s About the Required Healthy Schools Act Training
- What is the new HSA training requirement?
Beginning July 1, 2016 school IPM coordinators and anyone who may apply a pesticide at a school or child care center must take a DPR-approved training course before making a pesticide application.
- Who needs to take an HSA training course?
Anyone using a pesticide, including licensed pesticide applicators, at a school or child care center needs to take an HSA training course. This includes, but is not limited to disinfecting wipes, sanitizers, and weed-killers.
- How often must HSA training be completed?
- School district staff, child care center staff, and any other unlicensed individuals using pesticides at a school or child care center must take a training course each year.
- Licensed pesticide applicators must take a training course once during each renewal period.
- What courses will meet the training requirement?
A course must be approved by DPR and must meet the training requirements as outlined in the Healthy Schools Act.