February 15, 2013
The Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician exam is now available to members of the sector.

Like all of the Landscape Industry Certified designations, this exam is based on basic principles of industry standards.

The exam consists of 100 multiple choice questions that focus on topics such as weed, pest, and disease identification; basic soil science and soil sampling; application techniques; environmental and weather effects of applied products; and basic sales and customer communications

The next written tests will be offered during Canada Blooms, on Mar. 22; Fanshawe College, London, Mar. 27; and St. Clair College, Windsor, Mar. 29.  

The first outdoor testing will take place on July 18 and 19, at the Landscape Ontario home office, Milton. The testing involves softscape and hardscape installation, turf maintenance and ornamental maintenance.

For more information, or to find test dates, visit www.landscapeindustrycertified.org.