The IA’s Select Certified program sets the bar for industry professionals, recognizing exceptional commitment to efficient water management and irrigation best practices. Certification by the most rigorous program in the industry is an impartial, third-party endorsement of your knowledge and experience.

IA certification

  • prepares you for greater on-the-job responsibility.
  • opens doors to new projects and employment opportunities.
  • documents your expertise for potential clients and employers.
  • demonstrates your personal and professional achievement.

Certification program sponsored by

Hunter | Senninger

Exam sessions (Dec. 7-18) sponsored by


Click on a link below to learn more about each program’s requirements and find resources to prepare for the exam:


The IA will offer in-person paper-and-pencil exams Dec. 7-18, 2020. These exams are sponsored by SiteOne Landscape Supply. Click here for the specific exam schedule, locations and how to apply.

Computer-based exams are also available at testing centers across North America and internationally throughout the year. Consult the IA’s Register for Exams webpage for information about locations, current availability and scheduling.

Make plans to become Select Certified today!

A complete list of IA Select Certified benefits, programs and requirements can be found here.

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