For reference: the seven (7) hours of Continuing Education credits will need to be fulfilled anytime between August 1, 2016 and July 31, 2017.   Beginning with renewals filed after August 1, 2016, at least three of the seven CEUs must be technical (landscape) credits and at least two of the seven CEUs must be business credits. The remainder two hours can come from either technical (landscape) or business credits.

All currently approved courses are listed on this website under the “Approved Courses” Menu tab or can be accessed from the link below.  NCLCLB only approves courses in advance and cannot approve courses after they have occurred.  NCLCLB does not stipulate locations or costs for courses offered by providers.

Approved Continuing Education Courses 2018-2019

All licensees are required to keep their Proof of Attendance continuing education records for two (2) years from the renewal date of August 1st.
21 NCAC 28B .0403

For individuals who will need to take the exam for licensure, the Reference Manual;  Business Law and Project Management and Manual of Professional Practice are finalized and may be ordered on this website.  Manuals

The exam for licensure is now available.  Follow this link to download exam application.

Exam Application (PDF)
Exam Application (Word.docx)

Please note that exams cannot be scheduled until all documentation,  including surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit, personal and professional references,  has been received.


Follow the link below to the Continuing Education Provider Credit Approval Application.  This form is for education providers only and cannot be used for individuals seeking continuing education credit.

> NCLCLB Continuing Education Provider Credit Approval Application (Word)

ATTENTION: Please provide all pertinent information, including an event Agenda with time periods,  relative to the course(s) you are seeking approval which will help expedite the course review process.

IMPORTANT:  As a continuing education provider, you attest that as the course provider, you will maintain attendance records for the course(s) for one year after the date of this course. 21 NCAC 28B .0405 (b)

As specified in the NC General Statutes: 21 NCAC 28B .0402              CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
(f) Requests for pre-approval shall be submitted at least 45 days prior to the first day of the course or event.

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