Landscape Management Certificate Program

Want a quick and easy way to ensure that you or your team members have mastered the basic landscape management knowledge needed to succeed? Then our online certificate program is for you.

There are three courses (also available in Spanish), which can be taken individually or together, covering hardscape and plant installation, landscape maintenance, irrigation, and a fundamentals course. 

The Landscape Management Certificate courses are a flexible and interactive way for landscape technicians to receive quick basic training, ensure there are no knowledge gaps, and earn a certificate! 

An Easy, No Hassle, Way to Learn

  • The self-study, self-paced, courses offer maximum flexibility
  • Access the courses from anywhere there is a computer and internet access
  • Get comprehensive education using the best industry methods from experts in the field
  • Quizzes ensure that enrollees understand the course material
  • On average, it takes as little as 7 hours to complete all the online training courses


Earn a Certificate!

Participants will get a confidence boost by enhancing their knowledge in installation, irrigation, and maintenance while earning a certificate to prove it! Courses can be taken separately or together and certificates can be earned for for each course.

Course Details & Registration


Signing Up is Simple

Step 1. Enroll by selecting one course or the course bundle and clicking on the English Enrollment or Spanish Enrollment in the Course Details section above
Step 2. Order confirmation is sent to you which gives you access details for your purchased course
Step 3. Log in to NALP's Online Education Platform using your NALP username and password
Step 4. Start the course (participants have one year to finish the course)
Step 5. Pass the final course test with an 80% to earn a certificate (free test re-takes are available)

Ask Us Anything


Manager, Certification & Certificate Programs
Email Amee


Director, Programs
Email Margo



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