Landscape Industry Certified

Are you Landscape Industry Certified? Have you worked in the industry for years, honing your skills, providing your industry knowledge and expertise? This program provides the opportunity to have that professionalism recognized.

The Landscape Industry Certified program is an international (Canada and U.S.) accreditation program that sets standards for job skills and best practices for individuals working in the landscape horticulture industry. The program was developed by industry professionals and has undergone rigorous occupational analysis to ensure the Landscape Industry Certified designations meet current standards and best practices in industry, and comply with requirements for the program to be recognized by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (formerly National Organization for Competency Assurance NOCA).

You can earn designations for Landscape Technician (Hardscape Installation, Softscape Installation, Ornamental Maintenance, Turf Maintenance, Interiors), Landscape Manager, Landscape Designer, Nursery Worker, and Retail Horticulturist.

In Canada, the Landscape Industry Certified program is administered by the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA), and exam opportunities are provided regionally. Visit the CNLA website for details on each of the designations.