Exam Review Courses

IMPORTANT: The courses listed on this site are for your convenience.  The NC Landscape Contractors’ Licensing Board (NCLCLB) has not evaluated any of these courses and by listing them on this site, does not endorse, or imply, that any of these courses will guarantee your passing of the NC Landscape Contractors’ Licensing Exam.

These review courses are only being provided for your convenience. For questions or information on these review course, please contact the review course provider directly.


Statesville, NC

Iredell County Cooperative Extension Center
444 Bristol Drive
Statesville NC 28677

Instructor: Cliff Ruth, Extension Area Agent and Regional Certification Program Coordinator.

February 17th, 2018, 8:30AM – 12:00PM Landscape Design and Construction
February 17th, 2018, 1:00PM – 4:30PM Landscape Math and Plan Reading Concepts and Practice

February 24th, 2018, 8:30AM – 12:00PM Basic Professional Horticulture Principles
February 24th, 2018,  1:00PM – 4:30PM Landscape Business Planning, Business Practices, Landscape Contractor Laws, and Minimum Standards

March  3rd,  2018  8:30AM – 4:30PM Plant Identification Crash Course

Note: Be sure to purchase the required books before taking the classes at  https://nclclb.com/licensing-2/manuals/

* For more information and a class registration form please contact Cliff Ruth at cdruth@ncsu.edu. or call 828-255-5522.

Grantsboro, NC

Pamlico Community College
5049 NC 306 Hwy. S.
Grantsboro, NC 28529

NC Landscape Contractors’ Licensing Review (Horticulture 3300)
January 12 & 13, 2018, 9:00AM-5:30PM

To Register: mmcguire@pamlicocc.edu

Description:  A review of the manuals used for preparation for the licensing board and plan reading.  A sample exam to be given at the conclusion of the class to help recognize which areas of landscape, horticulture, and business practice require more study. *

IMPORTANT NOTE:  * This course does not address the Plant ID portion of the exam.  The list of plants in the horticulture book may require additional study in order to pass the Plant ID portion of the exam.