Certifications: Trustworthy Resources for Homeowners

With the continuing evolution of landscapes, the demand for landscape professionals who have the skills and training needed to translate homeowners’ visions into reality is rising, and matching the right knowledge and talent with the right jobs is becoming increasingly important.

Certification, which represents excellence in achievement and demonstrates proficiency, will help ease your mind when embarking on your first or next landscape project.

WALP is a licensee of the National Association of Landscape Professionals’ Landscape Industry Certified programs and administers the programs exams within Washington State. Landscape Industry Certified is a broad but powerful distinction for individuals who have taken their experience, skills, and desire for excellence to the next level by studying, testing, and becoming certified. They stay on top of their game by maintaining their certification every two years through recertification.

WALP also serves as co-administrator for the ecoPRO Certified Sustainable Landscape Professional program. This advanced certification recognizes landscape professionals who use safe and sustainable practices to create and maintain landscapes that are pleasing to the eye as well as the environment.