Prepare for Exams

Landscape Certification Exam Resources 

The IA offers a number of resources to help you prepare for landscape certification exams: 

  • Download the candidate handbook to view individual exam outlines.  
  • Download exam equation sheets to help you prepare for the exams.
  • Purchase exam references in the IA store.
  • Look up terms in the online Irrigation Glossary.

Certification Exam References





CID – Landscape

General Landscape/Turf Exam  

Specialty Golf Course Irrigation Exam 

*Specialty Commercial Irrigation Exam 

*Specialty Residential Irrigation Exam 

* The Residential and Commercial irrigation specialty exams will be combined into one and will be launched as the residential/commercial specialty exam at the 2019 Irrigation Show and Education Week in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Specialty Residential/Commercial Irrigation Exam (References for the combined exam at the 2019 Irrigation Show and in 2020)