Nursery Management

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Career Cluster:

Nursery Management

Exit Requirements:

Reading: 9 Math: 9 Language: 9

Enrollment Open To:

Adult and High School Students

Program Start Dates:

Click here to go to 2018-19 Class Start Dates

Program costs & book list: Nursery Management



St. Augustine Main Campus

Program Day/Evening:


What You'll Learn:

  • Harvest, process & ship stock
  • Identify & classify plants
  • Irrigation
  • Maintain Equipment
  • How to Grow and Market Plants, Flowers, Vegetables
  • Pest control basics
  • Point of sale
  • Propagate plants
  • Prune & shape plants

Program Hours:


full time enrollment = 9 months, actual months may change depending on scheduled hours in class

Program Estimated Cost:

$3,534 (Based on Florida Residency Requirements)


OCP Course Number Course Title Course Length
A ORH0862 Nursery Workers 300
B ORH0863 Nursery & Greenhouse Managers 1 450
C ORH0864 Nursery & Greenhouse Managers 2 150

Employment Opportunities:

  • Garden centers
  • Hardware stores/department stores
  • Local attractions
  • National parks
  • Nurseries
  • Wholesales and retail
  • Landscape industry
  • Golf industry

Industry Certifications:

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

Starting Salaries:

*Based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Florida




Instructor or Department Contact Information:

Name: Eddie Lambert

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 904-547-3441


For gainful employment information please click here.

Name: Charles Harper

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 904-547-3440