The Landscape Management program is designed to help students develop skills needed for entry-level jobs in the local horticulture and landscaping industry. The wide array of topics includes bee keeping as this aspect is critical for pollination and plant viability.
Skills for the Future
Landscape Drafting & Design
Greenhouse and Hydroponic Growing
Equipment Safety and Operation
Landscape Management is...
Plumbing - irrigation and water features
Electrical - landscape lighting
Carpentry - pergolas, decks, and other landscape structures
Art & Design
Design, create, and bring out the natural beauty of outdoor spaces
Create functional and eye-appealing solutions to client spaces
Implement the skills and knowledge learned to provide solutions for landscaping and hardscaping projects
A Viable, Full-time Career
Jobs are abundant in this field. Companies are currently turning down thousands of dollars in work each year work due to a lack of technicians.
Many landscaping companies are offering college scholarship opportunities for their employees.
Careers in landscape management are year-round opportunities and not simply warm-weather jobs
Students who qualify, have the opportunity to participate in one of three options for career development during their senior year.
All of these programs allow students to be in the workforce while attending school on a modified schedule, so you can earn while you learn.
Nursery | Greenhouse Technician
Garden Center Technician
Golf Course or Business Groundskeeper
Floral Shop Manager
Advanced Employment Opportunities
Golf Course Superintendent
There are over 60,000 landscape professional jobs available each year with salaries ranging from $35,000 to well over $115,000.
Source: National Association of Landscape Professionals
Professional Certifications & Training
Ohio Certified Nursery Technician Certification
Pesticide Applicator's License
Forklift Operator Certification
ZTR Mower Training
Small Engine Operation Training
Tractor Safety Training
Skid Steer Training
College Credit Agreements
Clark State Community College - up to 4 semester hours
Edison State Community College - up to 4 semester hours
CTAG - up to 6 semester hours
Many landscape companies are offering college scholarships to employees who sign with them
Career Technical Student Organization
All students in this program are also members of the Upper Valley Career Center FFA program as part of their career-technical education.