Landscape Industry Certification

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NALP international certification programs offered in Idaho…

In the increasingly competitive marketplace, every marketing edge is valuable. One of the most important marketing tools for landscape contractors is certification. INLA has become Idaho’s administrator for NALP’s international certification program.

To learn about all of the national certifications click here.

April application and cost information for the April 13, 2017 Landscape Industry Certified Technician test.

September application and cost information for the September 29-30, 2017 Landscape Industry Certified Technician test.

Summer/fall certification flyer for flyer for the next testing event.

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Basic Information about the Landscape Industry Certification Program

NALP website for more information on tests

Other certifications offered by NALP

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Flyer on the next testing date for all NALP Landscape Industry Certified Tests

Test dates in other states.

To register for all other NALP exams: Instructions. Only the Landscape Industry Certified Exterior Exam application is sent to the INLA office. The rest must be registered for through NALP.

Certification Requirements Outline and CEU Requirements from NALP.

Video About Exterior Exam Watch and learn about the Landscape Industry Certified Technician-Exterior exam.


The INLA Congratulates Nine New Landscape Industry Certified Technician from the September 2016 testing session in Boise, Idaho. Press Release from the September 2016 testing session


Upcoming Test Date: April 13, 2017 Boise, Idaho

Landscape Industry Certified Technician – Exterior specialize in Irrigation, Ornamental or Turf Maintenance, and Softscape or Hardscape Installation.

April 13 application and cost information Once you have signed up the INLA office will send you a test book with the actual items you need to study for for your exams. The test books are more specific than the manuals and they include all the items you need to be aware of during testing; safety equipment, timed tests, and all the items that need to be completed in the alotted time.

The Landscape Certification manuals are full of excellent information on the individual subjects (Irrigation, Maintenance and Landscape). Many people use them as reference material and as training guides for employees. Once an application for the Landscape Industry Certified exam is received the applicant receives a test book. The test book will be for the specialty exam he/she has chosen (Ornamental Maintenance, Turf Maintenance, Softscape, Hardscape or Irrigation). The test book is very detailed as to what is expected of the candidate to pass each specific site test in their chosen specialty. The test book will refer back to the Certification Manual so it is recommended that candidates have them on hand.


 

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Test Numbers and Designations – Find out the various stations you will be tested on and the time alotted to each of the different stations for Landscape Industry Certified Technician – Exterior

All other PLANET exams are as follows:

  • Landscape Industry Certified Horticultural Technician
  • Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Manager
  • Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician
  • Landscape Industry Certified Manager
  • Landscape Industry Certified Interior Technician

NALP certification website NALP certification website.

The Landscape Industry Certified exams listed above will also be given on September 14th. These are all written exams and you must register directly through NALP at least 30 days in advance. Visit www.landcarenetwork.org to learn more about these exams.


Resources available through the INLA:

***New Landscape Industry Training Manuals are available now***Order one or a set by clicking here. It is recommended that all candidates purchase these manuals to aid in studying for the test. For other manuals, please order from the PLANET website listed above.

The Landscape Industry Training Manuals are full of excellent information on the testing subjects. Many people use them as reference material and as training guides for employees. Once an application for the Landscape Industry Certified Exterior exam is received the applicant receives a test book, telling the candidate exactly what he has to know for the test. A training manual can be purchased and will be for the specialty exam he/she has chosen (Ornamental Maintenance, Turf maintenance, Softscape, Hardscape or Irrigation). The training manual is very detailed as to what is expected of the candidate to pass each specific site test in their chosen specialty. The test book will refer back to the manual so it is recommended that candidates have them on hand.

Plant ID Study Guide on CD rom. Contains 150 plants on the Landscape Industry Certified Plant List along with height, spread, common name, Latin name and identifying photos. This guide is in PowerPoint and PDF form on the CD. Call the INLA office at 208-681-4769 to order one today. Download a form to order one today!

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