Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician

Why Certify?

Certification allows you to possess comprehensive knowledge of the industry to care and upkeep outdoor spaces, indoor facilities with outdoor vegetation in order to preserve and enhance the client’s landscape investment.

About the Exam

The Lawn Care Technician is designed for landscape management and lawn care technicians who are responsible for the care and upkeep of outdoor spaces, indoor facilities with outdoor vegetation or looking to preserve and enhance your client’s landscape investment.

Exam Content

The Lawn Care Technician exam is a two (2) part exam; both sections must be passed with a 70% or above to earn this designation.


Section Name # of Questions       Time Allowed 
     
Full Exam 119 240 minutes
 
 
Exam 1: Turfgrass identification, establishment and renovation; watering plants; fertilization and liming,
mowing, thatch management, aeration and irrigation.
50 120 minutes
     
Exam 2: Pest management, weed management, turfgrass diseases, identification and management of insect pest,
pesticides and safety, pesticide and fertilizer application, equipment and calibration.
69 120 minutes

Study Materials

The Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician is a self-study program. NALP recommends the following study materials for the Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician exam:

Exam Fees

NALP Member

Full Exam: $200 | Per Section: $100 | Retakes: $100 per section
Additional fees required for ProctorU; see exam registration

Non-Member

Full Exam: $300 | Per Section: $150 | Retakes: $125 per section
Additional fees required for ProctorU; see exam registration


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