This exam is designed for those landscape professionals interested in obtaining their certification for interiorscape technicians.

INTERIOR TECHNICIAN

About the Exam | Preparation | Testing Options | How to Register/Application | Maintaining/Recertification | Marketing Your Certification | Contact Us

ABOUT THE EXAM

This exam is designed for interiorscape technicians.

  • Multiple-choice exam
  • Two-part exam – each exam must be passed to earn this designation
  • Flexibility to test by full exam or by exam 1, 2
  • Each exam must be passed with a minimum score of 70%
  • Retakes allowed
  • 3 years to study and take the exam after registration

 

Exam Content

Exam 1

Number of Questions: 108
Time Allowed: 2 hours

Exam 2

Number of Questions: 152
Time Allowed: 2 hours

Full Exam

Number of Questions: 260
Time Allowed: 4 hours
Includes content from exams 1 and 2 above.

Fees

NALP Member
Full Exam: $150 | Per Section: $75 | Retakes: $50 per exam

Nonmembers
Full Exam: $250 | Per Section: $125 | Retakes: $75 per exam

* Additional fees required for ProctorU computer-based testing as listed on the application.

Special Discounts

  • Group rates available. Call 800-395-2522.
  • Accredited Schools: 50% off full exam
  • Student Chapter Members (incl. faculty & student members): 25% off
  • Students Members (not affiliated w/accredited school or student chapter members): 10% off
  • New Graduate Members: 10% off

Special Test Accommodations

NALP complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by offering candidates with documented disabilities the opportunity to request aids and services that do not fundamentally alter the assessment process. For special accommodations, call 800-395-2522.

PREPARATION

This is a self-study program. NALP recommends, but does not require, study materials for the Landscape Industry Certified Interior Technician exam.  Study materials can also be used as in-house training and reference resources.

Review Study Materials

  • Interior Plantscaping Reference & Study Manual - AB-0043
  • Guide to Interior Landscape Specifications - AB-0008

TESTING OPTIONS

Candidates have the following option to schedule an exam:

- ProctorU - NALP's Online Proctoring Service

HOW TO REGISTER/APPLICATION

Complete the application, and mail or fax to NALP with your payment. NALP accepts American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa, or a check. Mailing address and fax number are provided on the application.

MAINTAINING/RECERTIFICATION

Recertification is a major component of a strong certification program. Certified individuals are required to submit 24 CEUs (Continuing Education Units) on a two-year cycle to maintain active status.

MARKETING YOUR CERTIFICATION

Upon successful completion of your certification exam, NALP will provide:

  • Certificate of achievement
  • Lapel pin
  • Wallet cards with good-through date
  • Press release for publicizing your accomplishment
  • Online toolkit with logos, marketing ideas and templates to help you promote your certification
  • Listing on the Honor Wall and company recognition at Find-a-Contractor

CONTACT US

For questions or assistance, please call Margo Rash at 800-395-2522 or email certification@landscapeprofessionals.org.