Recertification Exam

We are offering a recertification exam for those who have potentially lost their Qualified Water Efficient Landscaper certification due to a number of reasons. If you have not been certified before you will not be eligible to take this exam.


Exam details:

  • Free to take!
  • Wednesday March 20th, 9 am to 12 pm
  • 100 multiple choice questions
  • 3 hour time limit
  • Open book exam - books are available for purchase for $20 at the extension office


QWEL is an EPA endorsed class series designed to educate landscape professionals and provide a proactive and local approach to reducing landscape water demands in Northern Nevada.

Why get certified? This professional certification displays your dedication to water use reduction and landscape sustainability. Learn to conduct water audits, recommend system changes, and much more.

How do I check my certification status? Login to and check your profile.


If you have any questions please contact Megan Andrews at


The University of Nevada, Reno is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in any program or activity it operates. The University of Nevada employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

Persons in need of special accommodations or assistance should contact Paul Lessick, civil rights and compliance coordinator, at or 702-257-5577 at least five days prior to the scheduled event with their needs or for more information.

Location: University of Nevada, Reno Extension
4955 Energy Way
Reno, NV 89502
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Wednesday, March 20th, 2024 9:00 am-12:00 pm - Location: University of Nevada, Reno Extension

Registration Closes: 03/18/2024

Sponsored by: University of Nevada, Reno Extension

For more information, contact:

Megan Andrews
(775) 336-0257

Online Registration is not available.