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Upcoming Opportunities to Earn your FNGLA Certification

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Article by: Greenline

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FNGLA is offering two opportunities to earn a landscape technician certification this spring. FNGLA’s Certified Landscape Maintenance Technician (FCLMT) for landscape maintenance and FNGLA’s Certified Landscape Technician (FCLT) for landscape installation.

Join FNGLA and SeaWorld Horticulture in Orlando for testing on both the FCLT and the FCLMT on March 25. This is a special offering of the FCLMT exam, a once a year opportunity.
The next stop is Davie April 28, hosted by the FNGLA Broward Chapter. This FCLT installation exam is the only bilingual landscape exam offering in the state and takes place at the University of Florida Ft. Lauderdale Research Center.

Two options for training are available in south Florida for FCLT. English: April 7 at UF in Davie and Spanish: April 22 at UF Miami-Dade Extension in Homestead.
For more information, or to register for any of FNGLA’s certification exams, contact Merry Mott at FNGLA  via email at mmott@fngla.org or by phone at: 407-295-7994.

FNGLA certification provides Florida’s nursery and landscape industry personnel the opportunity to earn professional designations distinguishing themselves from others. With the first certification program taking root in 1984, FNGLA’s certifications are a true mark of distinction. Through extensive written and practical exams, Florida’s nursery and landscape professionals demonstrate proficiency in general horticultural knowledge, plant and pest identification, legal and regulatory issues and fertilizer use, in addition to Best Management Practices, landscape design, landscape installation and landscape management principles. FNGLA’s certified professionals “Know What Grows!” FNGLA offers a wide-array of landscape certification programs including Florida Water Star. (PHOTOS: FNGLA)

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