AOLP CLVLT Exam Offered at Danville Summit 2022

We are pleased to announce our partnership with the AOLP (Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals) to offer their CLVLT (Certified Low Voltage Lighting Technician) testing at our Danville Summit 2022

This will be your last chance to take the CLVLT exam in 2022 and the first time that the exam will be offered on the East Coast in over two years. 

During our Danville Summit at Averett University, the AOLP will offer their CLVLT labs and exam. The exam is administered directly by the AOLP. It’s the perfect opportunity for landscape lighting business owners and technicians to take their experience to the next level through certification. 

Date: July 20-21, 2022
Location: Danville Summit taking place at Averett University in Danville, VA

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Pricing: $450 for AOLP members and $675 for non-members. 

Please note, the price for the AOLP CLVLT exam will be paid directly to AOLP through their registration link. Separate registration for the Danville Summit can be purchased through our Sterling Lighting website.

Once you sign up through AOLP, you’ll get access to study guide information and a digital overview directly from the AOLP to ensure you are prepared. 

Want to learn more about the CLVLT exam? Below is more information about this national certification program.

What is the CLVLT? 

The Association of Outdoor Lighting Professionals (AOLP) created the Certified Low Voltage Lighting Technician (CLVLT) program as a national standard examination for certifying low voltage lighting technicians. This program resulted from a need in the industry and lack of national standards specifically tailored for outdoor lighting technicians in 12-volt systems. AOLP's mission is to establish standards, educate industry professionals, and increase awareness of the outdoor lighting industry.

Per the AOLP "Throughout the United States, there are no clearly defined national standards for low voltage outdoor lighting. In most states, the test given to license low voltage contractors has little or nothing to do with the actual work that they perform. AOLP feels this lack of standards has a profound impact on the safety and quality of services that we provide."

Who should take the CLVLT exam?

The CLVLT exam is intended for experienced landscape lighting technicians. It is recommended that applicants have several years of experience in the low voltage lighting industry.

What does the CLVLT exam cover and what does the test consist of?

The CLVLT exam measures the knowledge and capabilities of lighting technicians, specifically for 12-volt systems. The test consists of a written exam and seven half-hour labs.

What study materials are available to prepare for the CLVLT exam?

Although there is no training prior to testing, you will be provided self-study materials in advance and participate in hands-on labs on the day of the exam. Upon receiving a passing grade, applicants will obtain their Certified Low Voltage Lighting Technicians (CLVLT) listing. 

How can I register to take the CLVLT exam?

CLVLT exam dates and registration can be found on the AOLP webpage for CLVLT.

The next AOLP CLVLT exam will take place July 20-21, 2022 during the Danville Summit at Averett University. If you have not registered for the Danville Summit, make sure you secure your spot at this hallmark event.

How can I register for the Danville Summit? 

If you plan to take the AOLP exam this July, be sure to secure your spot at Sterling Lighting's Danville Summit at Averett University in Danville, Virginia taking place July 19-22, 2022. The summit kicks off the evening of Tues. July 19 with a welcome dinner and culminates early afternoon on Fri. July 22. You can purchase your all access pass to the summit here.

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