Certifications & Exams | ProGreen EXPO 2018
ProGreen EXPO 2018
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February 13-16, 2018 | Denver, Colorado

Certifications and Exams

CNGA's Colorado Certified Nursery Professional Exam (CCNP), Certified Greenhouse Grower Exam (GCC), and ALCC's Landscape Industry Certified Technician Exams require pre-registration, additional fees and the completion of an exam application form.

Colorado Certified Nursery Professionals Exam (CCNP)

Tuesday, February 13 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
This exam leads to CNGA's prestigious CCNP certification. It is open to anyone with 2,000 hours of verifiable employment with a Colorado registered nursery, garden center, greenhouse, contractor or an allied industry. Exam application and registration required by February 9.

CNGA Members: $80 (retest $30) | GreenCO Members: $175 (retest $55) | Nonmembers: $305 (retest $155)

Landscape Industry Certified Technician - Written Tests

Wednesday, February 14 | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Thursday, February 15 | 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
The Landscape Industry Certified Technician Test is an international testing program that consists of written and practical problems. Don't miss your chance to get started or complete your certification. No hands-on testing is performed at ProGreen EXPO. Register by Monday, January 8. Refer to National Association of Landscape Professionals for additional details.

ALCC Members: $50 | Nonmembers: $125

Certified Greenhouse Grower Exam (CGG)

Thursday, February 15 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Certified Greenhouse Grower (CGG) training seminars and exams are offered at ProGreen EXPO for those wanting to increase their knowledge of greenhouse growing and receive their certification. Specific guidelines apply. Please note:
  • Pre-registration with CNGA is required by February 9.
  • Attendance at all of the preparatory seminars, identified as CGG sessions, is required.
  • Applicant must have 2,000 hours of verifiable employment with a Colorado registered greenhouse, nursery, garden center, contractor, or an allied industry.
  • A completed exam application form with CNGA is required in advance. Both forms must be completed in order to complete your registration for the exam.
  • Only CGG sessions and the exam are allowed entry if a conference registration is not purchased (no other sessions can be attended).
CNGA Members
Manual: $35 | CGG Sessions and Exam: $130 | Package (manual, sessions and exam): $145
GreenCO Members
Manual: $45 | CGG Sessions and Exam: $175 | Package (manual, sessions and exam): $200
Nonmembers
Manual: $70 | CGG Sessions and Exam: $260

For more information or to obtain the exam application, please contact CNGA at 303-758-6672 or visit CNGA's website.

Town of Castle Rock: BMP Training

Thursday, February 15 | 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The town of Castle Rock requires all landscape and irrigation professionals working for commercial customers to be registered. This workshop provides all the information necessary to complete the required test (minimum passing score 75%). In addition to this workshop, you must also complete the GreenCO BMP program or other approved secondary requirement before your registration is complete.

There is a separate fee which is due at the time of the training. Payments must be made in cash or check made payable to the Town of Castle Rock. Credit card payments are not accepted at this time. See full program details and register at www.crgov.com/landscapers.

Fee: $75

GreenCO BMP Training & Exam

Thursday, February 15 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Green Industry professionals interested in improving their knowledge of water conservation and water quality protection practices should participate in the BMP Training Program. The program includes a 1.5 hour training session, followed by a two hour open book exam. The exam is made up of 100 questions covering the 41 BMPs in the GreenCO BMP Manual. In order to receive the BMP Training Certificate, participants must receive a passing score of 75 or higher on the exam.

There is a separate fee which is due at the time of the training. Payments must be made in cash or check made payable to GreenCO. Credit card payments are not accepted at this time.

GreenCO Member Organizations (ALCC, CNGA, & GCC Members): $75 | Nonmembers: $150

ISA Certified Arborist, Utility Specialist & Municipal Specialist Exam

Thursday, February 15 | 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Pre-registration, test applications, and payments will be submitted directly to the ISA International Office by January 30. For more information, visit ISA's website or call 217-355-9411.

ISA and ISA-RMC Members: $170 | Nonmembers: $280

ProGreen EXPO Registration Policies and Regulations

Cancellation Policy
On for before Monday, January 8, 2018:
  • ProGreen EXPO will refund 75% of the fee paid.
  • No refunds will be granted if the fee is $25 or less.
  • All cancellations must be made in writing and submitted to progreen@kinsleymeetings.com.
  • No cancellations will be accepted over the phone. Submission date, if mailed, is based on postmark.
After Monday, January 8, 2018:
  • No refunds will be provided.
Questions
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have. You can reach us at progreen@kinsleymeetings.com or 571-322-5785.