Applicant Info

Preparing For The Test

A test book is mailed to all applicants with confirmation of location address and test date and time. It outlines the test problems and prepares the applicant to take the test.

In depth training manuals are also available for purchase in three subject areas: Installation, Irrigation and Maintenance. Each book is available in English or Spanish. To order, visit the CLCA online store.

The Softscape Installation and Ornamental Maintenance modules test knowledge of the plants on the California Plant List. Click here to download. [PDF]

Essential Skills Training Seminars

If you are located in Northern California, Henry Buder, a longtime educator and Landscape Industry Certified Manager & Technician, is available to teach a three-hour class on Construction Math at your facility. Click here for more details, and contact Henry at or (415) 686-9228.

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Allison LoDolce

Landscape Industry Certified Technician Program

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