Landscape Technician - Career Certificate

Curriculum Code: 970

Program Information
To prepare students for the Certified Landscape Technician (CLT) program sponsored by the New Jersey Landscape Contractors Association (NJLCA). This is a nationwide certification examination process underwritten by the American Landscape Contractors Association (ALCA). Students may also seek the designation Certified Nursery Landscape Professional (CNLP) under the auspices of the New Jersey Nursery Landscape Association (NJNLA).

When You Graduate
When You Graduate Cumberland County, as well as the southern New Jersey region is experiencing an unprecedented housing boom. County-wide, there are at least 8,000 approvals for housing units to be constructed over the next several years. The race track in Millville is scheduled to open during the summer of 2008. These building activities will attract more businesses and residents. All of this will require a greater number of landscape professionals. Certificate programs provide specific career skills development as well as the opportunity to test an area of interest, or enhance a degree program. Students who complete a certificate program can continue to obtain a degree.

Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Apply knowledge of landscape principles. •Successfully design a landscape plan according to the principles of landscape design and installation. •Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources.


Employment Opportunities:
Certified landscape technician

Program Requirements (19)
Credits
AG
102
Equipment Operation & Management
2
OH
103
Plant Science
4
OH
106
Plant Materials
3
OH
109
Internship
1
OH
201
Introduction to Soil Science
4
OH
203
Turfgrass Management
3
OH
206
Landscape Construction
2


Total Credits: (19)