Skill Certificate in Ornamental Horticulture - Retail Nursery Skills Option
Students completing this certificate will acquire basic skills in plant identification, selection and usage, and cultural practices for working in a retail nursery.
- Identify and classify plant material, describe its usage, and cultural practices.
- Prepare appropriate growth media for propagation techniques and growing plant materials in containers.
- Communicate with the public and colleagues using a variety of methods and digital applications.
Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be prepared for employment in the following jobs: nursery sales associate, garden center, landscape maintenance.
|Required Certificate Courses (12 Units)||12|
|Basic Ornamental Horticulture|
|Plant Identification 1|
|Plant Identification 2|
|Nursery & Greenhouse Productn.|
The Skill Certificate requirements include completion of the certificate courses with a “C” or better grade in each course. Required and support courses may be substituted with the approval of the Agriculture Division Chair.