Landscape

Landscape

Landscape Technology

Landscape Technology Landscape Technology students gain experience in designing landscapes, then transferring their designs into actual landscaping projects. Students will learn types of plants, shrubs, and trees and gain an understanding of their general care. Computers are used to assist in landscape design. This program offers an opportunity for students to be creative by designing projects and implementing their designs.
Career opportunities:
  • Landscape Designer/Architect
  • Golf Course Maintenance/Management
  • Lawn Care Specialist
  • Greenhouse/Nursery Specialist
  • Business Owner
  • Agriculture
  • Forest Ranger
  • Plant Installer/Care Specialist
  • Landscape Maintenance Specialist
Some careers noted require additional education
 
Skills gained:
  • Turf/Plant Management
  • Identify/Classify Plants
  • Pesticide Use/Pest Management
  • Fertilize Plants
  • Plan Landscape Designs
  • Computerized Design
  • Maintain Landscape Equipment
  • Operate Power Equipment
 
Certifications/College credit:
Students can earn certifications in Skid Steer and Zero-Turn Mower operation, Master Grower, and have the opportunity to earn a Pesticide License through the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Internships, job placement:
Seniors may be eligible for early job placement during the second half of the school year. Criteria for placement include instructor recommendation, grade point average and attendance.
 
Career Technical Student Organization:
Students in the Landscape Technology program have the opportunity to participate in FFA, a national organization for students interested in agriculture and leadership. All students also have the opportunity to participate in the Tech Prep Showcase through the Miami Valley Tech Prep Consortium.
 
Contact Instructor Delohn Collins at 513-932-5677 ext. 5267 or Delohn.Collins@mywccc.org.

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Zero Turn Mower Training on John Deere Z900

Equipment loaned by Buchanan Equipment in Lebanon

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Skid Steer Training at Bobcat Enterprises 2013

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