Landscape Industry Certified (CIT)

For upcoming certification opportunities, contact the INLA ( or 317-889-2382).

The INLA offers Indiana green industry professionals the opportunity to become internationally certified through PLANET’s Landscape Industry Certified program. Become certified in one or all of the following specialties: Hardscape / Softscape / Ornamental / Maintenance / Turf Maintenance / Irrigation with each specialty having their own written field exam. Written exams will be offered each January at the Indiana Green Expo and tentatively in July / August at the Summer Meeting. The Field Exam will be offered in the late summer / fall of each year. Click here to download a brochure for more information or read below. If you wish to be contacted, please complete this application expressing your interest in participating and fax to the INLA office or contact us at 317-889-2382 or

What you need to get started:

Learn more about Indiana’s Landscape Industry Certified Program- Click here

PLANET Publications Order Form (recommended to complement the study test booklets) – Click here for the pdf form or order online

To register for the program, you must complete the Landscape Industry Certified Application – Click here to download the pdf form or scroll down to register and pay online.


Sponsorship Opportunities:

Interested in showcasing your company with Indiana’s best…check out our Landscape Industry Certified Sponsorship Opportunities – Click here

We may offer additional dates throughout the year for the written exam. Check our website frequently.

For additional dates throughout the year the Midwest or information on Recertification, visit PLANET at

Contact the INLA office with questions at 800.443.7336 or

  • Applicant Information

    To become Landscape Industry Certified, PLANET recommends that you have a minimum of 2,000 hours work experience.
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  • Test Information

    Please select the test designation(s) you will be taking and indicate member or non-member rate.
  • To become Landscape Industry Certified, an applicant must pass at least one designation and must have a minimum of 2,000 work hours experience in the green industry. Additional designations can be taken at future test dates. Applicants may test prior to completing work experience, but will not be awarded certification until the experiential requirement has been met. Fee includes first time written and field exams. Retake fees are based on problems missed. Select no more than two categories per exam date.
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    Failure to report for tests will result in forfeiture of full test fee AND you will not qualify for retake fees. Dates TBD. Additional written testing dates may be offered. Please check the website.
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