Certified Grounds Technician (CGT)

Certified Grounds Technician (CGT)

To qualify for the CGT designation you must:

    • hold “Individual Membership” in the ORFA
    • have a minimum Grade 12 education
    • have a minimum of two years full-time work experience in parks/grounds operations
    • have completed the following ORFA-approved courses with a minimum 60% passing grade:
      • Grounds Operations and Maintenance
      • Grounds Management and Operations
      • Legal Awareness I - Supervising in a Recreation Environment

All CGT holders are required to recertify every five years. CGT designation holders may recertify by way of the following options:

    • Collect and log a minimum of 50 professional development credits OR
    • Write the online CGT challenge exam

CGT Requisite Courses