Licensing Exams by Trade Name - Home Link

(C-10) Landscape Contracting

Apply for the License

Nevada State Contractor‘s Board
2310 Corporate Circle, Suite 200
Henderson, NV  89074
Phone: (702) 486-1100

Exam Administrator

PSI Licensure: Certification
3210 E. Tropicana
Las Vegas, NV  89121
Phone:  (800) 733-9267

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas# of
Planning, Design and Pre-Construction Activities7
Soils, Site Preparation, Drainage, and Erosion Control8
Plants, Ground Cover, Trees, and Other Vegetation9
Walkways, Patios, Retaining Walls, and Hardscaping8
Ponds and Water Features4
Low Voltage Lighting5
Total number of test questions:
Time allowed (hours):

This exam may also include questions on the following subjects:

  • Reading and interpreting construction codes and regulations
  • Nevada Health Department regulations
  • Appropriate building codes
  • Trade materials, tools, equipment and methods
  • Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Rules

In addition to the trade-specific examination, you may be required to pass the Business and Law Exam offered by PSI or take an "approved" Business and Law course

Books NOT Allowed in the Exam

Simplified Irrigation Design, 2nd Edition, 1995, Pete Melby
Buy at Amazon
Landscaping Principles & Practices, 7th Edition, 2009, Jack Ingels
Buy at Amazon
Waterwise Landscaping with Trees, Shrubs and Vines: A Xeriscape Guide for the Rocky Mountain Region, California and the Desert Southwest, 2nd Edition, 2003, James M. Knopf
Buy at Amazon
Landscaping Construction, 2nd Edition, 2005, David Sauter
Buy at Amazon

Study materials are currently NOT available for this exam

Check this page again at a later time.  Refresh this page to see current info (F5 on your keyboard).

Return to Top
Copyright Notice