Program Code: 31-001-1
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Technical Diploma: 1 Year, 34 Credits
Financial Aid Eligible
The Horticulture Technician program prepares you for employment in the horticulture and landscaping industry. As a graduate, you may obtain a position as a technician or sales consultant with a garden center or you may perform landscape installations and maintenance work on commercial, residential and recreational properties.
In this one-year technical diploma program, you focus on the knowledge and skills needed for career entry into the horticulture and landscaping industry. Your instruction covers plant identification, landscape design, integrated pest management, plant maintenance, planting and pruning, soils and fertilizers, turf management, equipment maintenance and operations, and business operations.
Program/Plan Admission Requirements
Program Offered at This Location
- Analyze growing media.
- Diagnose plant health.
- Communicate as a horticulture professional.
- Apply design principles.
- Provide horticulture maintenance.
- Apply the principles of plant science.
Helpful High School Courses
- Appleton—1825 N. Bluemound Drive
Agriculture and natural sciences, computers, biology, math, and chemistry are useful classes.
For additional information, call or e-mail Jim Beard at (920) 996-2962 or visit the department website at www.fvtc.edu/horticulture.
For additional program/admission information, View Program Plan.