First Coast Technical College (FCTC)

Nursery Management

Hours

Cost

Tuition and lab $3,141.00 plus books, uniforms and fees

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)

OVERVIEW

Work with experts in the field of agri-science to propagate, manage, and create a wide variety of plants

Apply creative design elements and extensive knowledge of plants while managing a full-service greenhouse

Use advanced techniques and equipment to grow and maintain plants

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

Average Salary

$24,930 /year

Community Partners and Recent Employers of Graduates:

WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

Program Overview:

  • 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

Experience nursery management and customer sales at The Hidden Nursery

APPLICATION & LINKS

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

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

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

OUR NUMBERS

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

88%
Completion Rate*
75%
PLACEMENT Rate*
N/A
Licensure

Based upon the 2019 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report for 2017-2018.

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: 904-547-3497

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

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?