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Has anyone taken the PLCAA Turf Mangement Course?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by We do 4 U, Aug 25, 2002.

  1. We do 4 U

    We do 4 U LawnSite Member
    Posts: 183

    I am thinking of taking it this winter and wanted some feed back befor I go and spend $300 on this. It looks good, but I thoght I would check with y'all first.
  2. Administrator

    Administrator Administrator
    Posts: 865

    I did it a few years back. Personally, I think the vast amount of information alone was worth the fee.
  3. wattsup

    wattsup LawnSite Member
    Posts: 123

    Where can I find more information about this? Thanks!
  4. rvsuper

    rvsuper Senior Member
    Posts: 930

  5. hustlers

    hustlers LawnSite Senior Member
    from MN
    Posts: 257

    I got in a car accident and missed some HS
    I took the course and have been certified, licensed
    since 17.

    It was beneficial and can put you above any lowballers with
    professional turf knowledge.
  6. Ryan Lightning

    Ryan Lightning LawnSite Senior Member
    from CA
    Posts: 554

    Is the independent study couse worth the $300? has anyone done that?
  7. Very good course-well worth the 300.
  8. Sean Adams

    Sean Adams LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,597

    Just about anything that will make you more professional, more knowledgeable, and more marketable is worth the money. The PLCAA is a professional outfit that helps keep this industry running and growing. Worth every cent....
  9. Randy J

    Randy J LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,124

    I completed it, along with Purdue University's Certified Turfgrass Pest Management course. The 2 courses went together very well. You will have to spend a small fee to a local college to procter the test - twice. Other than that, I think they were both great courses. Besides, you can put these great acronyms behind your name.

    Randy, CTM, CTPM
  10. beck

    beck LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 432

    Are we required to take the full 12 months?

    If you become a PLCAA member for $285 which depends on your gross annual income. You can save around $70. So instead of $295 it is only $225. I have been comtemplating this for awhile now. I may just do it after this months checks start rolling in.

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