Recertification Overview

Maintaining your credential(s) is easier than you might think; recertification requires Landscape Industry Certified professionals to earn twenty-four (24) continuing education units (CEU) every two (2) years. You earn CEU by attending or performing Education or Service related activities.  Use the information below as a guide; the information is organized by category, credit hours and required documentation.  


Education Activities – 16 hours Minimum

Edu 1:  Conferences, seminars, in-house training and webinars (live/archived)

  • 1 CEU per hour of instruction
  • Attendance documentation required

Edu 2:  College/university courses or distance/online training

  • 15 CEU per credit hour - 1 credit hour = 15 hours of classroom instruction
  • Certificate or Transcript required

Edu 3:  Education related to the completion or renewal of an industry license

  • 1 CEU per hour of instruction
  • Certificate of Completion required

Edu 4:  Completion of an NALP certification program or program specialty

  • 8 CEU for New certification
  • 4 CEU for additional specialty
  • Certificate of Completion required

Edu 5:  Writing articles/books for publication, self-study reading, presentation preparation

  • 1 CEU per hour of course preparation, reading time; 1 CEU per article; 10 CEU per book published
  • Presentation/Article/Book related documentation required


Service Activities – 8 hours Maximum


Serv 1: 
 Landscape Technician Bootcamp instructor, Landscape Management Apprenticeship mentor, FAA instructor

  • 1 CEU per hour on site
  • Submit documentation of training performed along with date/location of the training.

Serv 2:  Board or Committee service

  • 1 CEU per hour
  • Participation form required

Serv 3:  Teaching or attendance of company-sponsored safety training and/or equipment use.

  • 1 CEU per hour
  • Submit documentation of training performed along with date/location of the training.

Serv 4:  Training, teaching or presenting at schools, professional conferences, workshops or programs

  • 1 CEU per hour
  • Presentation related documentation required

 

 


For Presentations or Speaking activities:

Download the attached pdf form and submit the documentation and its associated attachments to:
 Certification@landscapeprofessionals.org

Speaking Documentation Form
(Adobe PDF File)

For Article or Writing activities:


Download the attached pdf form and submit the documentation and its associated attachments to:
Certification@landscapeprofessionals.org

Writing Documentation Form
(Adobe PDF File)

For Book Reporting activities:

Download the attached pdf form and submit the documentation and its associated attachments to:
Certification@landscapeprofessionals.org

Book Reporting Form
(Adobe PDF File)