2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Oct 06, 2022  
2021-2022 Course Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Landscape Installation Technician Certificate Program Fact Sheet

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
Prerequisite Courses Diploma level proficiency in English, reading and math are required to graduate from this certificate.
Semester Program Begins Fall and spring
Application Process 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.
Program Deadlines 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.

Quick Facts

(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              1,359,600
Job growth, 2024              7%

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