The Landscape Industry Exterior Technician Exam. The following landscape associations currently offer this written and hands-on program. Please contact them directly for application information



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The following landscape associations are currently licensed by NALP to offer this popular written and hands-on exam designed for exterior technicians in softscape installation, hardscape installation, turf maintenance, ornamental maintenance or irrigation. Please contact the association nearest you directly for testing detail and registration. Each association establishes the fee structure for their test.

State/Regional Association Test Administrators

State/Province Test Administrator Phone #
California Allison LoDolce (916) 830-2780
Colorado Melissa Emdin (303) 757-5611
Hawaii Garrett Webb (808) 960-3650
Idaho Ann Bates (800) 462-4769
Illinois Julie Nicoll (630) 472-2851
Indiana Julie Gillen (317) 889-2382
Kansas/MO Jane Male, CAE (816) 561-5323
MD/DC/VA Lynn Turner (301) 948-0810
Michigan Tiffany Higginbotham (248) 646-4992
Nevada Pamela Bedard
(775) 741-4283
New Jersey Gail Woolcott (201) 703-3600
Ohio Kim Sayers (330) 287-0100
Oregon Stacey Barrett (800) 505-8105
Washington Tiffany Hanzo (206) 209-5285
Wisconsin Dawn Lambrecht (262) 782-9522
Canadian Nursery Landscape Association
Atlantic Region Jason Young (905) 875-1399 x 8620
British Columbia Jason Young (905) 875-1399 x 8620
Ontario Jason Young (905) 875-1399 x 8620
Prairie Region Jason Young (905) 875-1399 x 8620


Landscape Training Manuals

Review study materials:

Study Materials Landscape Training Manual for Irrigation Technicians - AB-0037 (English), AB-0040 (Spanish)
Landscape Training Manual for Installation Technicians - AB-0038 (English), AB-0041 (Spanish)
Landscape Training Manual for Maintenance Technicians - AB-0039 (English), AB-0042 (Spanish)
Set of 3 Landscape Training Manuals for Irrigation, Installation, and Maintenance Technicians - SET-0050 (English), SET-0051 (Spanish)