Certifications that Mean Business

Becoming a Texas Certified Professional in the Green Industry doesn't just elevate your status in your chosen profession, it also can make the difference in whether or not you get that contract, position, or outperform your competitors. With easy online access to testing, taking that next step in your professional career has never been easier.
 

COMING SOON TNLA's newest addition to the TNLA Certification Program...

                               

Texas Water Smart is a diverse coalition of trade associations, cities, elected officials, and Texas Businesses who have come together to promote water conservation.  

The exam curriculum was reviewed by the TNLA Certification Commitee, the study material was created by Masuen Consulting LLC, and the exam was written by Texas A&M University faculty.  

Subjects covered are:
-Water Use and Cost Reduction
-Plant Concepts and Selection for Water Conservation
-Irrigation Design, Installation and Maintenance for Water Conservation
-Water Efficiencey in Landscape Design, Installation and Maintenance

 

 


TNLA offers four certifications. Descriptions of each are listed to the right and exam preparation materials are below.

Texas Certified Nursery Professional      
Texas Master Certified Nursery Professional   
Texas Certified Landscape Professional 
Texas Certified Landscape Associate


Texas Certified Nursery Professional (TCNP) Electronic-Manual

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TNLA's TCNP electronic-manual serves as the textbook for the TCNP exam. The e-manual was developed by Texas AgriLife Extension under the direction of TNLA's Certification Committee. In addition to being the study manual for the certification exams, the manual is also designed to be a thorough reference and problem-solving tool for a retail nursery business.

Table of contents

Also includes the Best of Texas Landscape Guide, Second Edition

Ready to take the exam? Fill out your application here. Once you apply and pay, you'll be sent an order number to take the test here.


Texas Master Certified Nursery Professional (TMCNP) Online Training Course

Are you a TCNP ready to excel to the next level?

The TMCNP course is designed for nursery professionals that have already achieved TCNP status. It enhances the intensive summary of skills and knowledge that you have already achieved as a TCNP and updates that knowledge with the latest information, research, and technology. The course consists of a series of online modules presented by recognized authorities in their respected fields and helps nursery professionals prepare for the TMCNP certification

Ready to take the exam? Fill out your application here. Once you apply and pay, you'll be sent an order number to take the test here.


Texas Certified Landscape Professional (TCLP) Electronic-Manual

Order TCLP manual online

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TNLA's TCLP electronic-manual serves as the textbook for the TCLP exam. The e-manual was developed by Texas AgriLife Extension under the direction of TNLA's Certification Committee. In addition to being the study manual for the certification exams, the e-manual is also designed to be a thorough reference and problem solving tool for the landscape contracting industry.

Table of contents

Also includes the Best of Texas Landscape Guide, Second Edition

Ready to take the exam? Fill out your application here. Once you apply and pay, you'll be sent an order number to take the test here.


Texas Certified Landscape Associate (TCLA) Electronic-Manual

Order the manual 

TNLA's TCLA electronic-manual serves as the textbook 
for the TCLA exam.  The e-manual was developed from the Certified Landscape Technician Training Manual
under the direction of TNLA's Certification Committee.

Table of contents

Also includes the Best of Texas Landscape Guide, Second Edition

Ready to take the exam? Fill out your application here. Once you apply and pay, you'll be sent an order number to take the test here.


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Slade Strickland, TCLP, TCNP, decribes what being certified means to him.