The Voice of Nova Scotia's Landscape & Horticultural Industry

Lawn Care


The Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician exam is the newest exam available to individuals across Canada and the USA. This credential is directly linked to the practice of the profession and reflects what you should already know as a lawn care practitioner.

CLICK HERE to download an application form and register for an upcoming exam!

Lawn Care Technician Exam Content Outline

  • Turfgrass, weed, pest, and disease identification
  • Pest control strategies, economic impact thresholds, and cultural practices
  • Ability to read labels and guidelines and calculate area to be treated (basic math skills)
  • Basic soil science and soil sampling
  • Application techniques
  • Environmental and weather impact of applied products
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Proper loading, accident procedures, reports, and spill management
  • Vehicle and equipment maintenance
  • Basic sales and customer communications

Exam Details:

The Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions. Candidates will have 2 hours to complete the full exam.  It is recommended that candidates have at least one year of experience before challenging the exam.  Click here for test dates across Canada.