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Sep 18

7 New LICTs / Kona 2019 Test

Certification Corner The Kona Landscape Industry Certification Technician Test was held on June 13th (written) and June 15th (hands-on). This year marks the very last hands-on test to be given on the Big Island.  Seven landscapers achieved their certification in Kona. Michael J. DiMarco, LICT         Hawaii Lawn & Landscape                  Ornamental Maintenance Cary Freeman, LICT                    Hi …

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Mar 16

2019 Report / NALP and the Future of the LICT

The NALP (National Association of Landscape Professionals) Landscape Industry Certified Technician (LICT) will be alive and well for the whole upcoming year. In January 2020, as many of you know, the LICT test will still be given and administered by LICH, but the there will not be a hands-on component to the test starting in …

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Nov 18

Nine Big Island Landscapers Become Certified in 2018

What a year we have had!  Hurricane Lane, volcanic eruptions, the National Association of Landscape Professionals changing their certification program termination deadline (twice!). In spite of it all, the Kona LICT Training and Testing program persevered. The LICT written tests were offered twice, once after the Hawaii Island Landscape Association Landscape Maintenance Training (LMT) classes …

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May 04

NALP Puts an End to the Hands-On LICT Certification test as of December 31, 2019!

NALP PUTS AN END TO THE HANDS-ON LICT CERTIFICATION TEST NALP (National Association of Landscape Professionals) has announced that as of December 31, 2019, no organization may offer its hands-on Landscape Industry Certified Exterior exam. The hands-on LICT test will be ‘absorbed’ into a brand new written-only test that will be taken on a computer. …

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Oct 13

Kona Test nets 13 New LICTs

Kona Test On June 17th the Landscape Industry Certified Technician (LICT) Test was held in Kona at the University of Hawaii CTAHR Experiment Station in Kainaliu, with thanks to the dedication and hard work on the part of the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Island Landscape Association (HILA).Tests were conducted in Ornamental Maintenance, Softscape …

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