The Voice of Nova Scotia's Landscape & Horticultural Industry

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Manager (CLM)

How ProAre You?

​You’ve got the experience, skills and knowledge that your customers can trust, but have you earned your Certification that instills consumer confidence? Rise above your competitors and be recognized for your expertise. After all, certification is a benchmark of your professionalism.


No upcoming exams. Please contactcertification@cnla-acpp.cafor more information.




Getting Certified...

 

Dalhousie University - Truro Campus


The Landscape Industry Certified Program ensures that professionals from across Canada comply with current standards and industry best practices. Certification is available for Technicians, Retail Horticulturists, Designers, and Managers. The Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA) Certification Committee has worked tirelessly to align industry certification programs with national standards and give them more credibility both within and outside of our industry. The Landscape Industry Certified Program ensures that professionals from across Canada comply with current standards and industry best practices. Certification is available for Technicians, Retail Horticulturists, Designers, and Managers.

Beginning in 2010, CNLA and the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) aligned their certification programs under one brand – Landscape Industry Certified.














Certification and Apprenticeship


In Nova Scotia the Apprenticeship program is only recognizing Industry Certification along with maintaining a provincial log book as a way to move through the Apprenticeship Program in NS.   

To register! Contact Claudia Santos, Professional Development (Eastern Canada) and Commodities Coordinator
claudia@cnla-acpp.ca or 1 (888) 446-3499
ext. 8635

Types of Certification - Technician, Manager, Designer, and Retail Horticulturist exams offered.

Technician
The Landscape Industry Certified Technician program is designed for employees in the horticulture industry who are involved in the technical application of skill and knowledge.
Click here to download CLT Manual Order Form.
Retail Horticulturist
The Landscape Industry Certified Retail Horticulturist program is designed for employees in the horticulture industry who are involved in the technical application of skill and knowledge.
Designer
The Landscape Industry Certified Designer program is designed for ‘true’ landscape designers, with a focus on residential design/build. This certification is earned through a two-part process, first a written evaluation followed by a portfolio review by industry professionals.
Manager
The Landscape Industry Certified Manager program is designed for owners and managers of horticulture companies. By focusing on core business skills required to run a successful operation. Candidates earn their designation by successfully completing a series of seven written evaluations.
Click here to download CLP Manual Order Form.
Recertification is required every two years and can be obtained by attending industry events to obtain your continuing education units (CEUs).

Landscape Industry Certified Study Manuals -Self Study Manuals are available for Technician, Retail Horticulturist, Manager and Designer designations.