Why should you hire a Landscape Industry Certified Technician for your next landscaping project?
CLT = Landscape Industry Certified Technician
Benefits of Certification to You
Certification creates a pathway for career advancement. It tells your employer that you are serious about your job. Being Certified demonstrates that you are always looking to improve your skills and that you have the knowledge, competency and professionalism that sets you apart from others in the industry.
Personal branding-once you’re certified in the designation of your choice, a variety of marketing materials will be available to help brand yourself and your company. As well, you can proudly use the CLT designation behind your name.
Benefits of Certification to Your Business
Give your business the upper hand by showing your customers that you have proven competency and greater professionalism over your competitors.
Marketing power- having certified staff on your crew shows that your work is of better quality and meets or exceeds industry standards. As well your company will have access to the Landscape Industry Certified logo and other marketing materials.
Benefits of Certification to Your Customers
Confidence in knowing that the work on their home or project is being done by a professional, not an amateur.
You get what you pay for. Mistakes and poor workmanship can cost more than hiring someone who is certified, and has the credentials that prove they know how to complete the job properly.
The Landscape Industry Certified Technician program is an internationally recognized, industry-developed program that sets and maintains standards for the landscape industry.
By becoming a Landscape Industry Certified Technician, each individual has undergone a combined written and practical examination that tests knowledge, technical skills and safety practices. A high level of excellence is required to pass each section of the exam, meaning that even the most experienced person must demonstrate ‘mastery’ of the topic areas. Once certified, the individual must continue to upgrade their skills through a mandatory continuing education program.
Landscape Industry Certified Technicians can be found in many sectors of the landscape industry including Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Installation (construction), Retail Garden Centres, and Interior Landscaping, working in a variety of roles.
So the next time you’re planning a landscape project, insist that they have Landscape Industry Certified Technicians on staff, because they are more than qualified, they are certified.