HOW TO BECOME A CERTIFIED
LANDSCAPE HORTICULTURIST TECHNICIAN
Below please find the qualifications requirements to become a Certified Landscape Horticulturist Technician.
Prior Industry Experience
It is strongly recommended that candidates have at least 2,000 hours (1 year) of landscape horticulture experience.
The certification of an individual’s competency is accomplished through a series of written and hands-on evaluations.
Written exams are designed to measure an overall comprehension of the trade.
Written exams are usually offered by your provincial association at industry events.
The hands-on tests measure an individual’s level of competence through a series of stations.
The candidate is required to perform specific tasks and will be assessed by a qualified industry judge to ensure minimum standards for skills and competence are met.
Specific tasks vary depending on the industry sector and must all be completed successfully.
A minimum grade of 70% is required before certification status can be obtained.
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