Note: This information is for the 2013 Progreen Expo. 2014 information hasn't been released yet, and this information is for tentative planning purposes only.
Recertification or CEUs
For recertification credits or continuing education credits for CNGA’s certification programs and GCC’s Professional Gardener Certification and Recertification program, all classes offered at ProGreen EXPO will be accepted. For Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for the Landscape Industry Certified Technician or other PLANET certifications, please refer to http://www.landcarenetwork.org/cms/certification/recertification.cfm
Landscape Industry Certified Technician Test (formerly known as CLT)
Wednesday and Thursday
January 16 & 17, 2013
7:45 – 11:00 am
Check in at Room 210-212
Partial Hands-on Testing
Wednesday and Thursday
January 16 & 17, 2013
1:00 – 4:00 pm
$50 – Written tests only
$50 – Hands-on tests only
$85 – Combination of written and hands-on tests
Other PLANET Certifications
January 15, 2013, 1-5 pm
Stand out from your competitors and enhance your personal credentials - become Landscape Industry Certified through PLANET. PLANET offers a variety of certification programs designed to compliment your expertise and instill consumer confidence. You must register with PLANET for testing at ProGreen. To register for testing and/or for study materials, visit www.landcarenetwork.org. For more information, call 800-395-2522. Exam registration deadline is Monday, January 7, 2013.
Exams offered: Landscape Industry Certified Manager (CLP), Landscape Industry Certified Interior Technician (CLTI), Landscape Industry Certified Horticultural Technician (COLP), Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician (CTP-CSL), and Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Technician-National.
ISA Arborist Certification Exam
Thursday, January 17, 2013, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Room 203
Fee: $150 – ISA and Chapter Member (must be a member of both)
$250 – Non-member
Test applications MUST be submitted by Tuesday, January 1, 2013, to ISA International Office. For more information call: 888-472-8733 or visit www.isa-arbor.com
ColoradoDepartment of Agriculture Continuing Education Credits for Commercial Pesticide Applicators
Class numbers 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, and 55 qualify for CPA CEUs is offered at ProGreen. Check the schedule for details. CEU forms will be handed out at the classes and in the Registration Area in Lobby A. Verifying signatures must be obtained at the end of each class.
ColoradoCertified Nursery Professionals Exam
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, Room 208
Fee: $75 – CNGA Member/$150 – GreenCO Member/$300 – Non-Member
Registration and completion of an application form with CNGA is required to take this exam. For more information, call 303-758-6672 or 888-758-6672 or visit www.coloradonga.org.
Plant I.D. Lab
Wednesday, January 15, and Thursday, January 17
8:00 am – 5:00 pm – Room 107
If you are studying Plant I.D. for any of the certification tests, this lab will help you prepare. Feel free to stop in at any time to review and study.
Certified Greenhouse Grower Seminars & Exam
Class #’s 16, 17, 18, 19, 48, 49, and 50 in Room 301
Exam: Thursday, January 17, 2013, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm in Room 301
Manual: $30, Exam & Certification $120, Package deal: $110 (manual & exam/certification)
Manual: $60, Exam& Certification $240, Package deal not offered.
The Certified Greenhouse Grower (CGG) training seminars and exam are offered at least once each year for those wanting to increase their knowledge of greenhouse growing. Earning a certification designation illustrates a higher level of professionalism that benefits the individual and the company for whom they work.
Specific guidelines apply. Please read carefully.
For those going for certification:
- Pre-registration and payment with CNGA is required for this option.
- To sit for the exam, attendance at all of the preparatory seminars is required.
- This program is offered as a package and the registration fee covers the seminars, exam and upon passage a personalized certificate and name badge.
For those furthering their knowledge:
- Attendance at the seminars for the sole purpose of furthering your education is provided at no additional charge above the ProGreen registration fee.
- Individuals who may later wish to sit for the exam will be required to attend the seminars again.
- Preferential seating for Certification students.
For more information or to register, call CNGA at 303-758-6672 or 888-758-6672 or visit www.coloradonga.org.
2012 ProGreen EXPO Classes Eligible for ISA CEU’s
Class numbers 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 23, 24, 28, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 53, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 107, and 109 offered at ProGreen qualify for ISA CEUs. Check the schedule for details.
GreenCO Best Management Practices Training, Classes and Testing
GreenCO's BMPs are quickly becoming a statewide standard for water conservation and sustainable landscapes. The BMPs include a variety of design, installation, maintenance, grower and retail practices relevant to the Green Industry and the public. In 2013, ProGreen EXPO will again hold BMP training and the BMP exam on Wednesday, January 16.