Certificate in Public Works: Maintenance Services
This certificate of achievement program is designed to prepare students for entry-level and promotional positions in the public and private sectors of public works and street construction maintenance. Job opportunities include:
- public works and landscape maintenance worker,
- lead worker,
- and supervisory positions.
Instruction in an overview for field personnel of the basic elements of the public works and landscape Industry is emphasized in the coursework.
|Complete the following courses in the Hardscape Maintenance Technology skill award:|
|PUB 150||Introduction to Public Works||3|
|PUB 151||Street Construction and Maintenance||3|
|PUB 157||Asphalt and Portland Cement||3|
|Complete the following courses in the Greenscape Maintenance Technology skill award:|
|PUB 158||Municipal and Urban Tree Care||3|
|PUB 163||Turf and Landscape Management||3|
|WATR 162||Water Use Efficiency I||3|
|Plus complete the following:|
|PUB 162||Traffic Control Standards, Practices, and Policies||3|
Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes
Students completing the Public Works: Maintenance Services Certificate of Achievement will:
- Analyze and evaluate public and private hardscape structures and determine upgrades or preventative maintenance requirements necessary to ensure public safety, long-term budget strategy, aesthetics, and municipal code compliance.
- 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.