New Lawn Care Technician Exam Now Available
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NEW EXAM for Lawn Care Technicians
Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician

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.

Like all of the Landscape Industry Certified designations, this exam is based on the principles of validity (how close it relates to the job), reliability (how objective the test is) and defensibility (how well it holds up to scrutiny).  The first step in this is always development of an occupational standard.  Using a panel of subject matter experts, from as wide a cross-section of industry as possible.  

The exam consists of a 100 multiple choice questions focusing on the following topics:

  • 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

Exams will be available across the country as part of scheduled written test dates.  Please visit www.landscapeindustrycertified.org to find a test date near you and to download an application form.  

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