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What is the Arizona Certified Landscape Professional Program?

The Arizona Certified Landscape Professional (ACLP) is an educational program for those aspiring to be professional landscapers. ALCA schedules series of workshops and online exams covering 10 topics designed for interaction and hands-on learning.  Participants will be declared an AZ Certified Landscape Professional when he/she receives at least a minimum score of 70% on all sections of the exam.

Why Become Certified?

The certification process increases knowledge and skills, earns greater respect, and enhances the public image of the industry.  Successful ACLP candidates become Arizona Certified Landscape Professionals and proudly display the ACLP designation following their names as a symbol of integrity and competence. Let the Arizona Certified Landscape Professional Program provide the nourishment you need to thrive in this growing profession.

Topics Include:

Annuals & Perennials 


Pesticides & Calibration

Plant Identification

Plant Problem Diagnosis

Safety & Tools

Soils & Fertilizer

Tree & Shrub Pruning

Planting and Tree Staking

Turf Care & Installation