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Landscape and Turf Management

Hours

900 hours / 28 weeks / 7 months

Cost

Tuition is approximately $3,024.00 plus books and fees

Testing Requirements

Reading: 9
Math: 9
Language: 9

Test Center

Location

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)

OVERVIEW

Maintain landscapes, athletic fields, and management of professional golf course grounds

Use advanced techniques and equipment to grow and maintain sustainable landscapes

Design, construct, and manage all aspects of landscaping, and turf management

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for state certification, immediate employment and further education

Average Salary

$25,830 /year

Community Partners and Recent Employers of Graduates:

  • The Players Championship at Sawgrass
  • Florida Pest Control
  • Marsh Creek Country Club
  • Florida Turf and Sports
  • Kelz Nursery
  • High Sandy Farms, Inc.
  • Taylor Anthony 365
  • St. Johns Landscape
  • Varner Landscape
  • Jacob’s Lawn Service

WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

Program Overview:

  • Design & maintain grounds
  • Fertilize plants & turf
  • Irrigation skills
  • Landscaping
  • Pest control basics
  • Lawn service
  • Operate, repair and maintain equipment
  • Prepare estimates, contracts & presentations
  • Propagate plants
  • Maintain athletic fields & golf courses
Landscape and Turf Management
OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length Hours
A ORH0862 Nursery Worker 300
B ORH0802 Landscaping and Grounds keeping 450
C ORH0803 Landscaping and Grounds keeping Supervisor 150

Industry Certifications

  • FNGLA-FCHP (Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association-Certified Horticulture Professional)
  • FDEP-BMP (Federal Department of Environmental Protection- Best Management Practices)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Business owner
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Golf courses
  • Landscape development
  • Lawn service industry
  • Local attractions
  • National parks
  • Private housing communities
  • Turf grass industry
  • Design, install, maintain and pricing

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources industry.

100%
Completion Rate*
100%
PLACEMENT Rate*
N/A
Licensure

Based upon the 2017 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report for 2015-2016.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend a Program Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name:  Eddie Lambert
Email:   [email protected]
Phone:  (904) 547-3441

Name: Charles Harper
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3440

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?