TNLA Water Smart Certification

 

The TNLA Texas Water Smart Certification is for those who already hold a current TNLA Certification and want to become more knowledgeable in ways to conserve water, and advise customers on how to do the same.  The TNLA Texas Water Smart Certification will be an extension of your already existing TNLA Certification.  There is not an additional renewal fee, however as part of your bi-annual CEU requirement one CEU must cover a water related topic.

Exam Breakdown and Study Material:

70% or higher to pass

The exam includes but is not limited to: Water use and cost reduction, plant concepts and selection for water conservation, irrigation design, installation and maintenance for water conservation, water efficiency in landscape design, installation and maintenance. (120 minutes)

The exam is available online for anyone with a high speed internet connection. The exam can be taken at home, work, schools, libraries, etc.

Study material can be purchased by contacting TNLA.  The cost of the manual is $54.13 (tax included) for TNLA members and $108.25 (tax included) for non-members

Ready to Take the Exam?

To start the exam registration process, by contacting the TNLA Certification Department (certification@tnlaonline.org or 512-579-3860.

Once you apply and pay, you can take the exam here.

Online Exam Process:

• You will have 90 days from the date of registration to complete the required sections.
• Each exam must be passed with a minimum of 70% in order to earn the TNLA Texas Water Smart certification.
• If the exam is not passed, you will have one year from the date of the initial registration to retest. A maximum of two retests are available within that year. Both exams must be taken before you can apply for any retests.

Prices:

Exam fees for the TNLA Texas Water Smart exam is $35 for TNLA members and $50 for non-members.
Retest fees are $20 for TNLA members and $35 for non-members.
Manual fees for the TNLA Texas Water Smart exam are $54.13 (tax included) for TNLA members and $108.25 (tax included) for non-members.   To view the Table of Contents click here.