Look for Landscape Industry Certification

Competent, certified individuals in the landscape industry are identified by a number of industry certification designations that fall under the Landscape Industry Certified umbrella. A company that has certified employees on staff, means they have made the highest commitment to education, safety, craftsmanship and customer service. All individuals must first prove their knowledge and skills through a serious of written and hands-on tests.

View a short video on what Landscape Industry Certification means to you.

  • Certified Landscape Technician (CLT)
    covers hard and soft installation and maintenance, as well as interior landscaping.

  • Certified Horticulturist Technician Retail (CHT)
    are experts on plant identification, plant care, and customer service, and are on staff at your local garden centre. Many have a great eye for colour combinations and are very passionate about plants!

  • Certified Landscape Professional (CLP)
    managers are proficient at running a business and have clear business goals and knowledge of health and safety requirements for employees and job sites.

  • Certified Landscape Designer (CLD)
    with a certified designer on board, your garden will exceed all your expectations. A solid design can be built over a number of years, and once matured, can provide colour and relaxation all year long.

  • Certified Irrigation Technician (CIT)
    translates to irrigation technicians, installers and designers who are up-to-date on the latest technology, techniques, and water management practices, with a commitment to proper water management to help the environment.
So the next time you're planning a landscape project, insist that they have certified employees on staff, because they are more than qualified, they are certified.