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Certificates

Certificate of Achievement
Sustainable Landscape & Irrigation Systems Design
Code #1970

The certificate in Sustainable Landscape and Irrigation Systems Design concentrates on those courses that develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to creating landscape and irrigation designs that make best use of local resources including soil, water, and construction materials. The courses of this certificate focus on sound horticultural science and principles, proper soil development and management, sustainable landscape and irrigation design, water conservation, sustainable landscape construction and maintenance practices, and integrated pest management.

Career Opportunities
The certificate in Sustainable Landscape and Irrigation Systems Design provides a strong horticulture foundation, along with the specialized skills and technical knowledge to prepare students for employment opportunities in the field of sustainable landscape planning and irrigation design. Students who complete a certificate in Sustainable Landscape and Irrigation Systems Design find employment in landscape and irrigation design, planning, consultation, installation management, and water systems management. Students may be self-employed, or find employment with landscape design firms, landscape contractors, landscape maintenance firms, or other related service providers. This certificate will also prepare students for advanced training and certification through industry sponsored programs such as the Irrigation Association’s (IA) Certified Water Auditor and Certified Water Manager programs.

Certificate of Achievement
Nursery Operations
Code #1115

Nurseries produce and provide the plant materials used to create outdoor spaces in which people live, work, and play. The certificate in Nursery Operations is designed to provide a well-rounded base of skills and knowledge to prepare students for entry-level employment opportunities in the nursery industry. The certificate in Nursery Operations concentrates on those courses that develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to producing, managing, and marketing nursery products. The courses in this certificate focus on sound horticultural science and principles, proper soil and media development and use, plant identification and use, plant propagation and production, nursery pest management, marketing nursery products, and greenhouse and nursery operations.

Certificate of Achievement
Horticulture, Landscape Technology
Code #1146

The certificate in Landscape Technology concentrates on those courses that develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for entry-level careers in developing, constructing, and maintaining functional and sustainable landscapes, green spaces, and irrigation systems. The courses in this certificate focus on sound horticultural science and principles, plant identification, proper soil development and management, sustainable landscape and irrigation design, water conservation, sustainable construction and landscape and turf maintenance practices, and integrated pest management.

Certificate of Proficiency
Sustainable Irrigation & Water Management Technology
Code #1959

The certificate in Sustainable Irrigation and Water Management Technology concentrates on those courses that develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential to designing, installing, and managing water efficient irrigation systems. The courses of this certificate focus on sound principles of soil/water relationship testing and evaluation, soil development and management, proper irrigation design, irrigation systems troubleshooting and retrofitting, and irrigation systems management for water conservation.