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.


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

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