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What is GCPP
What is GCPP?
The Georgia Certified Plant Professional exam consists of a written exam and a plant identification exam. The written test is based on a study manual available through the UGA Center for Urban Agriculture and features 100 multiple-choice questions. To pass the written exam, you must answer 70 questions correctly. The second portion of the exam is plant identification. You will observe 100 plant specimens from which you must correctly identify 70 specimens. The plant list provided in the manual names all the possible specimens, which might be included in the test.
When Is The Test Given?
The exam is given twice per year. The first exam is administered each January at the annual GGIA Conference and Trade Show (Winter Green). The second exam will be administered in the summer or late fall.
How Do I Register?
It's easy! Simply complete the Test Application form (Print Form) and return it with your payment to the UGA Center for Urban Agriculture at 1109 Experiment St., Griffin, GA 30223
complete an Online Application with a credit card on a secure UGA website.
How Much Does It Cost?
The registration fee of $165 includes a printed study manual and access to online resources. Your manual will be sent to you at the address on your application. Personal checks take about two weeks to clear the banking process; therefore, your shipment will not be mailed until 10 working days have passed. For faster processing please consider our secure website.
How Do I Know If I Passed?
Test results (raw scores) are emailed to you within 10 working days from the test date. Score may also be sent to your employer upon request.
What If I Don't Pass Everything?
If you pass one portion of the exam, you do not have to repeat that portion as long as you attempt to retake the portion you did not pass within one year from the initial test date. You must register to retake the exam. The re-test fee is $45 per attempt.
What If I Can't Take The Test On The Date I Registered?
Just notify Tami Boyle at email@example.com or 770-233-6107 and we will shift your test date to the next opportunity.
What Do I Need To Bring To The Exam?
You need to bring a clipboard and two #2 pencils. You will be provided with answer sheets. You should dress comfortably and arrive at least 30 minutes before the exam is scheduled to begin.