You will work with the tools, equipment, and techniques needed to design, install, and maintain beautiful landscapes for private residences as well as commercial properties. You will use hand tools and power equipment including rototillers, string trimmers, leaf blowers, and commercial mowers. You will also receive training on a state-of-the-art piece of excavation equipment, a skid-steer loader. You will practice building paver patios, walkways, retaining walls, and other hardscape projects. You will participate in volunteer work experience trips all around the county. If you enjoy working outside year-round shaping and creating landscapes, then the landscape technology program will be a great fit and learning experience for you.
Full Day One-Year Program
8:05 A.M.- 2:10 P.M. (36 weeks // 7.5 credits)
Mr. Mike Schultz
Students are required to purchase the following at an estimated cost of $100:
- Leather Work Boots
National Occupational Competency Testing Institute (NOCTI) provides industry-based credentials and partner industry certifications for students enrolled in career and technical education programs.
Standard First Aid CPR & AED
First Aid certification provides students with the basic fundamentals of recognizing the signs that someone needs help and administering the right type of care for both kids and adults.
Fork Lift Operator
Forklift Operational Certification provides students with a working knowledge of safe, hands-on, experience of operating a forklift with proper instructional guidelines and compliances within the field.
OSHA 10 Hour Construction Industry
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) certification provides a well-rounded knowledge of standards for assuring a safe and healthy working environment.
College Articulation and Credits
Students can be employed while in high school through the Cooperative Education program. Qualified students may obtain paid employment after successful completion of classroom training. This program expands the school curriculum by providing students with additional skills through supervised work experience at local businesses. The employment is scheduled during the time the student would be in attendance at the Career and Technology Center.
- Landscape maintenance
- Nursery/greenhouse operator
- Lawn and garden center specialist
- Lawn care
- Landscape architect
GRADUATES EMPLOYED BY:
- The Greenskeeper
- Shodan Lawn Care
- Kroll’s Landscaping
- B.R. Kreider and Son, Inc.
- Pennsy Supply
- Davis Landscape LTD
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