CCLA Members have opportunities to achieve MCLP, MNLA, ISA, irrigation certification, and PACE professional certifications. CCLA provides in-person stand alone education days, continuing education opportunities, occasional webinars and certification classes are all great opportunities for professional development through CCLA. We also compile industry events hosted by members and/or partner organizations of interest to our members.
Massachusetts Certified Landscape Professional (MCLP) Certification
The MCLP program is designed to test the competency and knowledge of the landscape professional; to have this achievement and professional designation recognized in the eyes of the public and the green industry; and to provide a means of continuing education for the certified landscape professional. Learn More
Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) – Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist (MCH)
An MCH is a Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist. They are professionals in the Massachusetts nursery and landscape industry who have invested the time to learn and qualify as experts in the field. They are nursery professionals, landscape contractors, fine gardeners, designers, land managers, tree care professionals, and turf pros who have the knowledge, experience, and resources to provide the most comprehensive solutions for any landscape project. Learn More
International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certification Credential
The tree care profession has experienced rapid growth over the past decade and there is a significant amount of knowledge required to perform at the highest level. ISA credentials help consumers identify qualified, knowledgeable tree care professionals.
Earning a credential is a voluntary activity, but it demonstrates that you have the proper knowledge and skills, as well as a high level of dedication to your profession and your community. ISA Certified Arborists understand the importance of continued education and how it helps to make the world be a better place, one tree at a time. Learn More
Irrigation Association (IA) Certification
If you want to get ahead in the irrigation business, get certified. It’s the best way to tell customers, employers and peers that you know how to get the job done right.
Whether you work in the turf/landscape, golf or agriculture sector, if you design, install, audit or maintain irrigation systems, IA certification gives you a competitive edge. Learn More