We’re Going Virtual!
STC Certified Turf Installer-Landscape
The STC is pleased to announce that the Certified Turf Installer-Landscape (CTI-L) Program in now being offered in a virtual online format to installers of landscape and recreation synthetic grass.
Since 2018, the STC CTI-L Program has offered in-person courses that required extended hotel stays or unbudgeted business travel.
The STC offers significant course registration discounts to individuals from Full Member Companies – View the benefits of membership and/or become a member – or you may register as a Non-Member at a premium rate.
The course modules and requirements will remain the same. The course is a one-day classroom-based course and exam for individuals currently employed in the landscape synthetic turf industry seeking education on landscape synthetic turf installation. Participants will attend a one-day, online certification-based course and take an exam. Participants must meet the minimum installation experience requirements (minimum of 10 landscape and/or recreation projects and a minimum of 20,000 sq. ft.) in order to be eligible for certification.
The course content includes the following:
- Design and planning
- Ground preparation
- Infill installation
- Borders and edging installation
- Base materials installation
- Turf installation—rolling, cutting, seaming, shaping and securing
- Maintenance and repair
- Weed barrier installation
Virtual Course Schedule and Instructors
- Thursday, October 8, 2020 – Jeffrey McDaniel, CTI-L, Controlled Products/Synthetic Turf International LLC, [email protected]
- Thursday, November 5, 2020 – Scott Smockum, CTI-L, Controlled Products/Synthetic Turf International LLC, [email protected]
- Thursday, December 3, 2020 – Joe Wadkins, CTI-L, Ask JW Synthetic Turf Consultant, [email protected]
Start time: 9:00 a.m.
End time: 4:00 p.m. (followed by online exam)
Virtual format via Eventsential (access links and instructions sent directly from STC) and ZOOM – https://zoom.us/download
Payment must be received in full prior to the course date in order to receive access.
- STC Full Members: $550 per person
- Non-Members: $965 per person
- Not a member? Join today!
How to Apply for Certification (CTI-L)
Through the STC CTI-L program, join hundreds of installers who are committed to advancing in landscape synthetic turf industry through education, industry guidelines, and greater efficiency. The CTI-L course and exam is intended for experienced and qualified installers of landscape synthetic grass who meet the minimum installation experience requirements (minimum of 10 landscape and recreation projects and a minimum of 20,000 sq. ft.).
Step 1: Select an upcoming Certified Turf Installer-Landscape (CTI-L) course (view the course calendar).
Step 2: Submit payment for the course. The course fee is $550 per person for STC Members, and $965 per person for Non-STC Members.
Step 3: Complete course requirements (see below) and receive a passing grade of 80% or higher on the exam.
Step 4: Complete an Application for Certification and meet the minimum eligibility criteria and installation experience.
Step 5: Agree to abide by the STC Code of Ethics and have an acceptable business performance record.
Step 6: Be willing to voluntarily comply with all provisions of the Certification, including continuing education.