Skill Award in Greenscape Maintenance Technology
This skill award program is designed to prepare students for entry-level and promotional positions in the public and private sectors of park and landscape maintenance. Job opportunities include:
- public works maintenance worker,
- urban forester,
- irrigation technician,
- landscape and park maintenance worker positions.
Instruction in tree pruning and care, plant identification, plant installation, plant care and pruning, pest identification and control, basic irrigation, and water conservation and management is emphasized in the course work.
|PUB 158||Municipal and Urban Tree Care||3|
|PUB 163||Turf and Landscape Management||3|
|WATR 162||Water Use Efficiency I||3|
Skill Award Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Greenscape Maintenance Technology Skill Award will:
- Evaluate and analyze existing landscape and plan new greenscape installation as well as establish mow schedule, frequency of tree pruning, irrigation schedule, pest and weed abatement, fertilization schedule, and aeration to ensure cost savings and water conservation while maintaining an aesthetically pleasing landscape.