Landscape Training & Certification

Certificate Courses

Whether you or your team members are just starting out in landscaping, lawn care, tree care, irrigation, or horticulture, or have more advanced knowledge, NALP has training and education programs to fit just about every need and skill level.  

And, for people who are more advanced in their careers and looking to demonstrate their knowledge through certification, our Landscape Industry Certified designations are a great path. 


Landscape Management Certificate Program

(Available in Spanish) 

  • Ensure your team members have mastered the basics
  • Courses cover Fundamentals, Hardscape and Plant Installation, Landscape Maintenance, and Irrigation
  • Learn at your own pace, on your own time
  • Earn a certificate upon completion
  • Great for new hires, to cross-train employees, or to help ensure your team members have the basic knowledge needed in all areas of landscaping

 

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Principles of Turfgrass Management Certificate

In a partnership between NALP and the University of Georgia, lawn care and turfgrass professionals can enroll in the Principles of Turfgrass Management Certificate Program (formerly called the Lawn Care Manager Certification) and expand their knowledge in all aspects of turf management.


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Service Pro Certificate Course

(Available in Spanish)

This online course, presented in partnership with the American Green Zone Alliance, is designed to provide landscape professionals with the information and training they need to successfully transition to and operate electric landscape equipment. Participants earn a certificate upon completion. 


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Team Training



Landscape Technician Bootcamp 

  • The training manual provides a comprehensive group training resource that is delivered by YOUR trainer or instructor
  • Covers Hardscape Installation, Softscape Installation, Ornamental Maintenance, Turf Maintenance and Irrigation
  • Includes 44 lesson plans, developed by experts, for classroom and hands-on instruction
  • Fold into your company's training or in use it to help prepare team members for the Landscape Industry Certified Technician exam

     

     

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Safety Training



OSHA 10-Hour Safety Course

(Available in Spanish)

You and your team can take our OSHA-authorized 10-Hour Construction Course designed specifically for landscape professionals. Yes, this course will help you satisfy job-site safety requirements, but more than that, it provides comprehensive safety training for your whole team. The online courses are schedule throughout the year, or if you have enough participants, it is possible to hold a course at your company or facility. 

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Safety Tailgate Training Manual

(Available in Spanish)

This safety education resource and many others are available instantly at no cost when you sign up for the Safe Company Program (free to NALP members). This manual is also available for purchase by non-members.

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Certification


Landscape Technician Certification

(Available in Spanish)

The Landscape Industry Certified Technician certification is designed for experienced and knowledgeable technicians working in softscape or hardscape installation, maintenance and/or irrigation.

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Business Manager Certification

The Landscape Industry Certified Business Manager certification is designed for experienced and knowledgeable landscape business owners or managers, or those on the management fast-track.


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Landscape Training in Spanish

We know how valuable education and training is to professional landscapes companies.  So we now offer some of our most popular landscape certificate courses and certification programs and resources in Spanish.

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Need Help?

Our programs team can help you choose the right training program for you or your team members. We can also, in some cases, customize the way we deliver the training. Contact our team for more information.