What is FCLC?
FNGLA's Certified Landscape Contractor (FCLC) program is the only standard for measuring the knowledge of practicing landscape contractors in Florida, and is the highest level of certification available to Florida's landscape installation professionals.
The Landscape Estimating and Contract Administration textbook by Angley, Horsey and Roberts, provides an in-depth look at contracts, bidding, accounting and liens. It is a standard textbook available from a variety of sources, including FNGLA.
The written FCLC exam is available to take online. Prior registration is required. To apply to take this exam, fill out an online registration form.
Candidates must pass a comprehensive four-part online written exam to demonstrate knowledge on the business aspects of operating a landscape firm.
Each section must be passed with a minimum 70% in order to earn the FCLC certification after successful completion of the FCHP and FCLT certification exams. Sections include: