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Reading the Label for Proper PPE Selection

Class One: February 10, 5:30-7:30p.m.

N.C. Cooperative Extension Buncombe County Center

49 Mount Carmel Road, Asheville, North Carolina 28806


Manikin wearing PPE

This class will cover choosing the right personal protective equipment for safety purposes when applying pesticides. Choices will be based on the label recommendations. Landscape Contractors need to comply with various laws including those on the pesticide label. Understanding PPE can be an important part of keeping safe and keeping employees safe when using various pesticides.

CREDITS EARNED
2 hours have been approved of Business Credits for Landscape Contractors and categories A, B, D, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, T and X- NC Commercial Pesticide License. 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
We are now accepting online registration and credit card payments for all of our Green Industry Certification Programs using Eventbrite. We prefer participants use the new online method of registration to ensure a seat and help us with attendance accountability.

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Class Two: March 17, 5:30-7:30p.m.

Transylvania County Library, Rogow Room

212 South Gaston Street, Brevard, North Carolina 28712

This class will cover choosing the right personal protective equipment for safety purposes when applying pesticides. Choices will be based on the label recommendations. Landscape Contractors need to comply with various laws including those on the pesticide label. Understanding PPE can be an important part of keeping safe and keeping employees safe when using various pesticides.

CREDITS EARNED
2 hours have been approved of Business Credits for Landscape Contractors and categories A, B, D, G, H, I, K, L, M, N, O, T and X, NC Pesticide License. 

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
We are now accepting online registration and credit card payments for all of our Green Industry Certification Programs using Eventbrite. We prefer participants use the new online method of registration to ensure a seat and help us with attendance accountability.

Register on Eventbrite Button


How to Obtain Your North Carolina Landscape Contractor License

Complete the NC Landscape Contractor License Application

Mail your completed application*, original Surety Bond, and a $75 check made payable to the “NCLCLB” to:

North Carolina Landscape Contractors Licensing Board P.O. Box 20875, Raleigh, NC 27619
* By Administrative rule, in order to be permitted to take an examination, an applicant shall submit a complete application no less than 30 days prior to the scheduled examination date. Also by the same laws you must submit a signed Landscape Contractor’s Surety Bond of $10,000 or Irrevocable Letter of Credit from a financial institution with your application. By sending materials in 45 days prior to the exam you can make sure that all documents have been approved on time!
A North Carolina Landscape Contracting Bond is not insurance for you. It is insurance for your customers.

Take the NC Landscape Contractor License Exams
Once your application is processed, you will receive information regarding sign-up for the NC Landscape Contractor License Exam. The exam fee is $150.00 and is due when you submit the exam sign-up form.
There are 3 parts to the exam:
Part A: Landscape Design – AKA Site Plan
Reading which consists of 35-40 multiple choice questions on interpreting a landscape plan.
Part B: Multiple Choice Exam 200 general landscaping questions, most of which are taken from the NC Landscape Contractors Study Manuals. Order them from NCLCLB *You do need to order and plan on studying all three!
Part C: Plant ID Section The Plant ID exam can be taken along with the other two exams however, individuals that have taken and passed the Plant ID portion of the Certified Plantsman exam administered by the NC Nursery and Landscape Association (NCNLA), do not need to take this exam over. The NCNLA offers this exam several times a year, check here for dates.

Pay Licensing Fees
UPCOMING EXAM DATE
November 15, 2019
Mountain Horticulture Crops Research & Extension Center | 455 Research Drive Mills River, NC 28759
If you are interested in attending this class get your documents in early!