Landscape and Turf Management

Testing Requirements

Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS)
Reading: 239
Math: 236
and Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
Language: 584
Scores are valid for up to two years

Test Center

Location

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)

Meet the Instructor

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

Student & Alumni Spotlight

Average Salary

$24,600/year

Community Partners and Recent Employers of Graduates:

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
OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length Hours
AORH0862Nursery Worker300
BORH0802Landscaping and Grounds keeping450
CORH0803Landscaping and Grounds keeping Supervisor150

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.

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PLACEMENT Rate*

N/A


LICENSURE RATE*

Based upon the 2021 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report CPL data is pulled from 2018 – 2019.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend aProgram 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) 547-3497

Name: Charles Harper
Email: [email protected]

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