Landscape Industry Certified Technician Exterior Program (LICT-E)

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Save the Date for 2018!
Friday, July 27, 2018
Clackamas Community College -  Oregon City, OR
Registration will be available Spring 2018

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Landscape Industry Certified Technician Exterior Program

The National Association of Landscape Professionals' Landscape Industry Certified Technician — Exterior Test is an international, hands-on testing program administered by the Oregon Landscape Contractors Association (OLCA). It recognizes proficiency in the landscape workforce, upgrades the status of the landscape professional, and provides the public with a means of identifying qualified landscape professionals.

There are five certifications available:

  • Softscape Installation
    Softscape Installation demonstrates knowledge by successfully installing plant materials.

  • Hardscape Installation
    Hardscape Installation demonstrates competence by installing hardscapes.

  • Turf Maintenance
    Passing the Turf Maintenance tests show that a person has the skills to maintain Turf in a professional manner.

  • Ornamental Maintenance
    Passing the Ornamental Maintenance tests show that a person has the skills to maintain Ornamental plants in a professional manner.

  • Irrigation
    Passing the Irrigation test demonstrates that a person has the skills to install and maintain an irrigation system and understands the fundamentals of water management.

Benefits of Certification

  • Promotes professionalism within the landscape industry.
  • Provides national recognition.
  • Validates landscape skills.
  • Creates opportunities for career advancement in the industry.
  • Employers are encouraged to advertise that they have certified employees on their staffs.
  • Certification is an investment in yourself and your future.

To find out more about how to become a Landscape Industry Certified Technician — Exterior, Contact OLCA at info@oregonlandscape.org.


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OLCA Certification Test Day