|What is a Landscape Installation Technician?
||The horticulture installation technician certificate prepares students for career opportunities in the landscape industry, one of the fastest-growing areas of horticulture with tremendous growth potential. Students will receive hands-on instruction in the identification of commonly used plant material as well as instruction in how to grow, establish and maintain plants in the landscape environment. Courses will help students become aware of the business side of landscaping as well as the scientific theory behind standard industry practices.
|Degree & Certificates
- Environmental Horticulture, AAS
- Environmental Horticulture, Diploma
- Floral Designer, Certificate
- Landscape Installation Technician, Certificate
- Landscape Design Technician, Certificate
- Sustainable Urban Agriculture Technician, Certificate
||Diploma level proficiency in English, reading and math are required to graduate from this certificate.
|Semester Program Begins
||Fall and spring
||Applicants to the Landscape Installation program must meet all admission requirements; complete an application and pay the application fee. Individuals apply to Gwinnett Technical College at GwinnettTech.edu, submit all transcripts from high school and previous college work, and take the ACCUPLACER test, if required.
||You may enter in the fall and spring terms.
|For more information, contact:
||Aaron Poulsen, program director, APoulsen@GwinnettTech.edu, 678.226.6648.
|For admission and enrollment, contact:
||Enrollment Support Center in Building 100 at the Lawrenceville campus, or Building A at the Alpharetta-North Fulton campus, or email BusinessArtDesignTeam@GwinnettTech.edu.
(This data was compiled from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.)
|2016 Median pay
|| $26,832 - $45,740
|Entry level education
|| Associate degree, diploma, certificate
|Number of jobs, 2014
|Job growth, 2024
The Gwinnett Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
Lisa Richardson, Section 504/ADA, Title IX and Equity Coordinator, Building 100, Room 708, 678.226.6691, LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu